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Northwest fire crews hope for a break in the weather

PORTLAND, Ore. - Northwest fire officials told U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack that incoming cooler weather could help calm the massive blazes that threaten thousands of homes, but wind storms...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-08-28/northwest-fire-crews-hope-break-weat
Regional News
US expects to pay farmers $191 million for birds lost to flu

...S. government expects to spend $191 million to pay chicken and turkey farmers for birds lost to avian flu, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Tuesday as he called for Congress to consider a disaster program for poultry producers similar...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-07-29/us-expects-pay-farmers-191-million-b
Regional News
Feds to bring indoor plumbing to Alaska village

...wastewater systems with more than $352 million in grants and loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Alaska's $12.6 million share of the funding on Thursday at a convention of Alaska Natives...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-23/feds-bring-indoor-plumbing-alaska-villa
State
Ag. Secretary Vilsack Announces New Timber Plan for Tongass

A plan that could drastically change the timber industry in Southeast was announced today by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. The plan outlines steps to be taken by the Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Forest Service...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-03/ag-secretary-announce-new-timber-plan-t
State
Federal government to bring indoor plumbing to remote village

...wastewater systems with more than $352 million in grants and loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Alaska's $12.6 million share of the funding on Thursday at a convention of Alaska Natives...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-24/federal-government-bring-indoor-plumbin
State
Visions of a quick switch

...greatest potential of being able to transition more quickly."Geos Institute submitted a letter to US Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack supporting a quick transition from old-growth to young-growth logging. The letter cities the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-28/visions-quick-switch
Local
Governor asks feds to buy surplus salmon

...that has weighed down prices for Alaska fishermen this year.Parnell made the request in a letter to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack this week. He wants the USDA to purchase $37 million worth of canned pink salmon under a federal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-27/governor-asks-feds-buy-surplus-salmon
State
Letter: Tongass plan 'doomed from the start'

...representative. The timber industry, Native corporations and the government have multiple representatives. Apparently, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack does not feel bound by law to include subsistence in this "new chapter in collaborative management...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-06-18/letter-tongass-plan-doomed-start
Letters
Report: Firefighting costs eroding conservation

...1998. Meanwhile, the number of workers who manage National Forest System lands has dropped by about a third.Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said accommodating the rapid rise in firefighting costs has harmed an array of conservation efforts...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-21/report-firefighting-costs-eroding-conse
State
Conservationists look to end old-growth logging

...the Center for Biological Diversity and the Audubon Society - signed on to two letters recently sent to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. The letters call on Vilsack to reconsider the Big Thorne timber sale, which would allow over 6...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-29/conservationists-look-end-old-growth-lo
State

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