Roadless Rule

Alaska judge stalls logging in Tongass National Forest

“What the court has cut short is flagrant attempts by the Forest Service to trample not only the remaining old-growth forest on Southeast Alaska’s most heavily-logged major island, but also NEPA, which is America’s bedrock law for protecting the environment from contrived decision-making,” Larry Edwards, with Alaska Rainforest Defenders, said in a statement.“ Alaska judge …

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‘An Ecological Abomination’: Trump Moves to Open Largest Protected Forest in US to Logging Industry | Common Dreams News

“The environmental law non-profit Earthjustice said Tuesday it would challenge a Trump administration proposal to open up more than half of Alaska’s Tongass National Forest to the logging industry‚ÄĒthreatening wildlife and indigenous populations as well as one of the world’s greatest carbon sinks.” ‘An Ecological Abomination’: Trump Moves to Open Largest Protected Forest in US …

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