Townsfolk warn of war on logging

from TIMBER FIRM VS RESIDENTS Townsfolk warn of war on logging. DINGALAN, Aurora, Philippines — Residents of this typhoon-ravaged town are resisting government attempts to bring logs swept off the mountain to a sawmill, warning of war should this happen.

“If they proceed with the plan to take the logs out of here and bring these to Green Circle (Properties and Resources Corp.), I tell you there would be war,” Benito Lopez, chair of the Samahan ng Magbubukid sa Umiray, the farmers’ association in Umiray village, told the Inquirer on Friday.

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