A new report accuses European companies of importing illegally harvested wood from the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The measures introduced in July to curb corruption in the country's timber industry are still awaiting a signature from Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman.
It's an alarmist, politically driven catchphrase. And, from a scientific perspective, it has little credibility.
Representative Bruce Westerman has received more than $100,000 in timber industry campaign donations. Now, he is pushing a bill that relaxes environmental regulations on the same industry.