New Hampshire's logging industry and the truckers who carry their trees will be in Concord for a big annual convention Saturday. This year, the event comes on the heels of a major legislative victory. That's the recent revival of a bill to subsidize wood- and waste-fired power plants, at the expense of electric ratepayers. Jasen Stock heads up the state Timberland Owners Association. He says the convention-goers hope to thank any legislators who attend for their support of the bill, which passed on the narrowest of margins. "During the campaign, it's an issue - you're discussing a policy item,” Stock says. “Here, this will be the opportunity to actually meet the individuals for whom that policy item has a direct bearing." Stock says some log markets...
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N.H. Loggers, Truckers Meet to Weigh Industry Concerns