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Forest Service agreement improves management practices

...more information on this agreement, the Tongass National Forest young-growth transition strategy, the Tongass Advisory Committee and the Forest Plan, visit
GSACC protests committee's forest work

...process the Forest Service used to form the Tongass Advisory Committee (TAC), and the predictably skewed product that...evidenced by the current draft recommendations.The advisory committee was formed by the Forest Service to ostensibly provide...
NTSB: Amtrak engineer wasn't talking, texting

...recording of what was going inside the cab in the event of an accident.Regulators convened an industry-labor advisory committee to work on possible regulations last year. But the committee has been unable to reach a consensus, and the railroad...
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Downtown's 'visual pollution' draws Juneau Assembly's attention

...have since been taken down, Boyce said.Mike Tripp, owner of Trove and a member of the CBJ Historic Resources Advisory Committee, which voted unanimously to pass the ordinance on to the Assembly, said the Assembly needs to focus on "nonconforming...
Judge: Parts of lawsuit vs. EPA over Pebble Mine can proceed

...groups of mine critics that essentially acted as advisory committees but did not comply with requirements to give notice...He said it's also plausible that the Federal Advisory Committee Act applies to an intergovernmental team involved...
Tongass plan makes its debut

...industry leaders, scientists, conservationists and government representatives has reached a consensus: the Tongass Advisory Committee has submitted its draft recommendations for managing timber harvests in the national forest that covers much of...
My Turn: Who speaks for the trees?

...words have been making noise for decades in the Tongass National Forest and appeared last week when the Tongass Advisory Committee (TAC) completed its timber harvest transition plan. But if we could listen to the trees themselves, they might...
My Turn: Home runs: Celebrating Southeast Alaska's salmon forests

...up to $50 million more in the case of the Big Thorne sale on Prince of Wales Island.I followed the Tongass Advisory Committee's work closely this winter. Their final recommendations (released this week) are a mixed bag. Some gains have...
Imagine Front and Franklin streets enveloped in canopies or lit with LEDs

...encapsulates much of the proposed reconstruction area.Elfers reported that after attending a Historical Resources Advisory Committee that they have been open to some signage that previously wouldn't pass muster. She encouraged participants who...
My Turn: Enough is enough - we need international oversight now

...C. permitting process is much deeper than anything that would be apparent in a technical report presented to an advisory committee with the State of Alaska.I am calling on all Alaskans to get behind supporting the formation of an International...


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