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American enviro group rolls out toilet paper scare tactics

By Brian Lilley
The Calgary Sun
June 26, 2020
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, United States

Brian Lilley

They helped to inflict incredible damage to Canada’s oil sands with a well-financed plan, now a New York City-based environmental charity is hoping to inflict the same kind of damage on Canada’s forestry industry by targeting toilet paper. Yes, the No. 1 requirement for No. 2 that became the must-have item of the COVID-19 pandemic is being used as a tool to try and shut down logging in Canada. All using big American money. The Natural Resources Defense Council has issued an updated report on toilet paper that makes outrageous claims about Canada’s forest management practices. These claims, best described as coming from the “mud hut brigade” of the environmental movement, are easily disputed. …“By making toilet paper from ancient forests essential to the climate fight, tissue companies are flushing away our forests and our planet’s future,” said Shelley Vinyard, NRDC’s Boreal Campaign Manager.

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