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Timber Unity convoys from throughout Oregon expected to descend on Salem on Thursday

A log truck parks in front of Oregon’s capitol in June 2019 at a Timber Unity protest. Photo: Kevin Magwood

SALEM - In the wee hours of the morning on Thursday, February 6, semi-trucks from around the state will form convoys and head to Salem for a Timber Unity rally in opposition to Senate Bill 1530, a cap-and-trade bill that is essentially a resurrected version of a similar bill that was abandoned in the Oregon Senate last year after Republican legislators walked away from the session in protest.

The bill would, among other things, create a carbon pricing program for businesses in the state, and, according to an

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