Tongass National Forest

Republicans want to open pristine Alaska wilderness to logging. This is a tragedy: The Guardian

Scorched earth policy for $…. Republicans want to open pristine Alaska wilderness to logging. This is a tragedy | Kim Heacox | Opinion | The Guardian The Tongass forest sequesters 3m tons of C02 annually, the equivalent of removing 650,000 gas-burning cars off the roads every year Sitka black-tail deer in the Tongass national forest in […]

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Trump moves to finalize ‘catastrophic’ stripping of key protections for largest national forest in US

“Forests are our guardians in our fight against the climate crisis, and we need forest protections more than ever if we are to avoid the worst impacts of the growing climate emergency,” Moas continued. “Greenlighting logging, road building, and other destructive development in previously untouched portions of our national forests will be catastrophic for our

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The Hill Reports: Lying Trump wants to plan trees what about Tongas

‘An Ecological Abomination’: Trump Moves to Open Largest Protected Forest in US to Logging Industry | Common Dreams News Forest Service Wants to Fast-Track Logging Without Environmental Review – EcoWatch Trump announces the US will join 1 trillion tree initiative By Brett Samuels – 01/21/20 07:09 AM EST President Trump on Tuesday announced the United

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Comments for Tongass National Forest clearcutting are open, please take action

This is devastating not only for the forest and endangered species, think climate change. This is the last intact temperate forest in our country.  Dear Interested Party:   The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has published the proposed Alaska Roadless Rule and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). Electronic copies of the proposed rule and DEIS,

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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—threatening 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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