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North Country sawmill owners meet in Ray Brook
North Country sawmill owners meet in Ray Brook

Sawmill Operators Say New Building Code Would Kill Industry

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More than two hundred sawmill owners from across the North Country met last night in Ray Brook, furious about a change to New York state building codes. The new code - set to take effect January 1st - would force homebuilders to stop using the kind of "rough cut" lumber made in many local mills. As Brian Mann reports, most family run mills say the code will put them out of business.

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Assemblyman Chris Ortloff, 114th District

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Brian Mann
Adirondack Bureau Chief

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