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Woelfel decries bill that would allow timbering in West Virginia’s state parks

By RUSTY MARKS

NCWV Media

Sen. Mike Woelfel, D-Cabell, right, said he is against a bill that would allow timbering in state parks.
(NCWV Media photo by Rusty Marks)

CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Sen. Mike Woelfel, D-Cabell, railed Thursday against a bill that would allow for timbering in state parks and forests.

Woelfel stood up during a floor session Thursday to criticize Senate Bill 270, which had been requested by Gov. Jim Justice.

Justice spoke briefly about logging on state-owned property during his State of the State address.

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