Not Out of the Woods Yet—State Borrows $100 Million As it Looks to Solve Forest Controversy

Route Fifty: Oregon last week finalized a deal to borrow $100 million that should help the state buy more time to determine what to do next with a public forest that for years has been at the center of controversies and court battles pitting logging interests against conservation groups.

Elliott State Forest is roughly 91,000 acres and is located about 13 miles inland from the Pacific Coast, near the city of Coos Bay.

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