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My Turn: A tale of two timber sales

...Whitestone Logging. The sale is located on Chichagof Island south of Point Adolphus and was originally part of the Alaska Pulp Company's 50-year contract. When APC closed down the sale was re-analyzed and subsequently sold in 1997. The Tongass...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071304/opi_timber.shtml
Opinion
Sitka couple accepts honor for Tongass conservation group

...the area was threatened by taxpayer-subsidized clearcutting of old-growth forest, which served to feed the Alaska Pulp Company in Sitka. This was one of two industrial pulp mills that operated under 50-year contracts until the late 1990s...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102210/out_724421191.shtml
Outdoors
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...likely to be on the hook for hundreds of millions of dollars in damages, if not the full $1.4 billion sought by Alaska Pulp Company. Of course, when we say federal government, that means the American taxpayer. Heaven forbid any decision-makers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060500/Ope_editorial.shtml
More Tongass fairy tales

...is explained in a U.S. Court of Claims record: Alaska Pulp Company v. United States, No. 95-153C. Recognizing...owners sought to move to new products. Sitka's Alaska Pulp Company asked the Clinton Administration to modify its 50-year...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021504/opi_williams.shtml
Opinion
Couverden is welfare logging

...Service opened up the Couverden area to logging they spent 5.5 million taxpayer dollars to build 30 miles of road. Alaska Pulp Company was the only bidder for the timber. They paid $113,000 for 1,700 acres of publicly owned timber. In the recently...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032304/let_logging.shtml
Opinion
Another timber sale in Gustavus?

...bidders.'' When the Forest Service finally found a buyer for the timber at Pt. Couverden (the now-defunct Alaska Pulp Company), its price was reduced to rock-bottom ``base rates,'' which put its total value at about $113,000...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/033000/Ope_mackltr.html
Opinion
Tongass ruling will cost taxpayers

...likely to be on the hook for hundreds of millions of dollars in damages, if not the full $1.4 billion sought by Alaska Pulp Company. Of course, when we say federal government, that means the American taxpayer. Heaven forbid any decision-makers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060500/Ope_editorial.html
Opinion
Couverden Timber Sale still fleeces taxpayers

...sale which drew no bidders." When the Forest Service finally found a buyer for the timber (the now-defunct Alaska Pulp Company), its price was reduced to rock-bottom "base rates" - the lowest price for which the Forest Service can legally...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090302/let_timbersale.shtml
Opinion
Alaska Briefs

...grants for the state Department of Environmental Conservation and has worked as a lobbyist and spokesman for the Alaska Pulp Company. Stedman is a former Sitka Assembly member who sits on the Sitka Planning Commission. Gov. Frank Murkowski has...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092303/sta_briefs.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...bidders.'' When the Forest Service finally found a buyer for the timber at Pt. Couverden (the now-defunct Alaska Pulp Company), its price was reduced to rock-bottom ``base rates,'' which put its total value at about $113,000...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/033000/Ope_mackltr.shtml
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