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Sierra Pacific Industries owns and manages about 2 million acres of timberland in California and Washington. Through its network of sawmills the company produces millwork, lumber, and wood fiber products, fencing, aluminum-clad and wood patio doors, and windows. SPI also operates cogeneration plants that recycle wood waste into electricity for its plants; excess electricity is sold to local energy service providers. In addition to the timber business, the company is involved in residential and commercial real estate. SPI traces its roots to the late 1920s when it was founded by R. H. "Curly" Emmerson. The Emmerson family continues to own and operate SPI.
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review by . December 26, 2009
Since when is clear cutting considered
Take a look at the Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) website. Looks honorable, right? Reminiscent of a leader in sustainability? Well, looks can be deceiving and you shouldn't take anyone at their word. Not even me for that matter. Find out for yourself what SPI is doing to California forests. I was never born a tree hugger, yet common sense tells me that what they are doing is not right. To summarize:      "Even though the forests of Northern California are an important defense …
Quick Tip by . December 24, 2009
posted in Green Living
Stop the greenwash please! There is nothing sustainable about clear cutting California forests.
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