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Biden to restore protections for Tongass NF that were stripped away by Trump

The Biden administration plans to restore environmental protections to Alaska’s Tongass National Forest that had been stripped away at the end of the Trump administration.


According to a White House agenda of forthcoming regulatory actions published on Friday, the administration intends to “repeal or replace” a Trump-era rule which opened about nine million acres of Tongass, one of the world’s largest intact temperate rain forests, to logging and road construction.


https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/11/us/politics/tongass-national-forest-alaska.html

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