Re: [acn-l] Re: BOF loss - why and what now (fwd)

Shireen Gonzaga (whimbrel at
Mon, 20 Mar 2000 00:02:47 -0500

peter.unmack at ASU.Edu wrote:

> Shireen, I don't really know except by reading between the lines. Players
> seemed to be environmentalists/fisherman versus logging companies and the
> regulators. They claim the environmentalists/fishers got left out of some
> discussion (snookered) and most of the environmental controls they had worked
> to establish were removed by the logging company and the regulators. You'd
> have to contact Felice Pace <felicep at> and/or Alan Levine
> <alevine at MAIL.MCN.ORG> to really know the background to it all. Perhaps if
> you do find out you could pass the information back to ACN-L.

I don't know what's going on between Pace and Levine but it sounds pretty
acrimonius. Contacting them may put me in the middle of a mudslinging match.
While I'm intensely curious to find out what's going on, I'm a bit hesitant to
contact them right now.

Anyhow, if anyone wants to read the San Jose Mercury News article that
got Pace so upset, it's at

Additional articles at

Proposed logging rules at

If anyone else knows what's going on, please tell us about it.


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