Massive Land Exchange Approved

The "Huckleberry Land Exchange", a controversial land exchange between the U.S. Forest Service and the Weyerhaeuser Co. has been approved
November 22, 2001, 11am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"A massive and bitterly contested Western Washington land exchange between the U.S. Forest Service and the Weyerhaeuser Co. has finally been completed, but not before it helped spark a national re-examination of such land swaps.Environmentalists were split on the so-called Huckleberry Land Exchange. Those who for years fought the deal remain opposed. But they said they could not afford to battle the giant timber company in court when it filed a lawsuit designed to force them to back down."

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Published on Thursday, November 22, 2001 in The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
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