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    :: Thursday, September 15, 2005 ::

    U.S. lumber lobby a 'cancer': Emerson - By BARRIE MCKENNA, The Globe and Mail
    The U.S. lumber industry has exposed itself as a protectionist 'cancer' by trying to kill NAFTA's dispute settlement system, Canadian Industry Minister David Emerson says.

    A constitutional challenge launched yesterday in the U.S. Court of Appeals will backfire by turning the Bush administration against the Washington-based Coalition for Fair Lumber Imports, Mr. Emerson told reporters.
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