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Tongass NF officially opened to road-building, other development

The Trump administration on Wednesday lifted protections for Alaska's Tongass National Forest, a move that will expand logging in the nation’s largest old-growth forest.

A notice posted in the Federal Register exempts the forest from the so-called roadless rule, a Clinton-era prohibition on road construction and timber harvesting on many Forest Service lands.


https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/523145-trump-strips-protections-for-tongass-forest-opening-it-to-logging

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