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Residents oppose exempting Tongass from Roadless Rule

During public comment Saturday afternoon, six residents opposed the Dunleavy administration’s petition to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for full exemption of the Tongass National Forest from the federal Roadless Area Conservation Rule. The “Roadless Rule,” established in 2001, prohibits timber harvest, road construction and reconstruction in designated areas. Of the 16.7 million acres of […]