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Archive for August, 2009

Weyerhaeuser sells Oregon timberland

Weyerhaeuser sells Oregon timberland Weyerhaeuser Company announced recently that it has agreed to sell approximately 140,000 acres of timberland in Oregon to an entity affiliated with the Campbell Group LLC for around $300 million. The sale is expected to close in the third quarter of 2009.  The transaction is expected to contribute approximately $100 million […]

Bush pollution rules overturned

Bush pollution rules overturned A federal appeals court recently over turned rules established by the Environmental Protection Agency under the Bush administration that allowed power plants and factories to emit pollution over established limits if those entities bought pollution credits. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit found that the EPA rules were […]