|Protest Ken Salazar
PROTEST is planned for
For more info as to why
the federal Secretary of the Interior, Ken Salazar,
DOI Sec. Ken Salazar will be in Medford,
Oregon on Tuesday, 2-21-2012
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will hold
a town hall-style session Tuesday in Medford to discuss a local forest
restoration pilot project and other issues.
During that visit, he met with representatives
of local counties, the Coquille Indian Tribe, the timber industry and environmental
Salazar will make an announcement pertaining to the pilot project during his visit, Whittington said.
Invitations to the town hall have been sent out to more than 200 people who have been actively involved in the effort to find a collaborative solution to the debate over managing public forestlands, Whittington said. The session will also be open to the public, he added.
“They have sent out invitations to just about everyone who spent a lot of time in the collaborative process to get the pilot projects going,” Whittington said, referring to county commissioners, timber industry representatives, environmental groups and others.
(Note: NOBODY from local mining associations or from Jefferson Mining District was invited to hear Salazar speak)
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