Below-Cost Timber Sales: An Overview

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The Forest Service sells some timber at prices that are less than the agency costs to administer the timber program. This report discusses these "below-cost" timber sales that have been debated by Congress for more than a decade, but no policy to address the issue has been adopted legislatively or administratively.

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Gorte, Ross W. December 20, 1994.

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The Forest Service sells some timber at prices that are less than the agency costs to administer the timber program. This report discusses these "below-cost" timber sales that have been debated by Congress for more than a decade, but no policy to address the issue has been adopted legislatively or administratively.

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  • December 20, 1994

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Gorte, Ross W. Below-Cost Timber Sales: An Overview, report, December 20, 1994; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs145/: accessed November 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.