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Regional Interests

Allegations of ODOT mismanagement in removal of trees burned by wildfires

The state has already removed nearly 30,000 hazard trees along roads and properties that burned in last year’s wildfires, and it plans to remove a total of 140,000 trees. Last week, Oregon lawmakers heard numerous allegations of mismanagement and haste in the tree removal process. OPB’s Cassandra Profita has been covering the story and fills us in.

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