Tales of Tyranny VI: The Daman Story

| October 29 2013
Christopher Cook

For decades, the Daman family managed their property on the Olympic Peninsula according to the strictest forest practice guidelines in North America. They jumped through all the hoops to get permission from Washington’s Department of Natural Resources to harvest the timber they’d tended for 70 years. They even hired a group of local loggers, creating jobs in their community. Then, just as they were about to reap the rewards of their hard work, government snatched it all away.

 

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