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Group claims Tongass is 4th most endangered forest

The Tongass is fourth on a list of the 10 most endangered national forests in the country, according to a new report from environmentalists. But the logging industry said the report is based on false assumptions, and the U.S. Forest Service said timber sales on the Tongass are way down.

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City pledges $10K to timber survey

...The Nature Conservancy's Keith Rush, a member of the Tongass Futures Roundtable. Owen Graham, executive director of the timber industry's Alaska Forest Association, said the industry wants to finish the study as soon as possible to determine...

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Road ban halted, but SE logging still at standstill

An injunction from a federal court in Idaho stopping a road-building ban on sections of national forest land won't be felt in Southeast Alaska immediately, but could have ramifications here, according to environmental and timber industry groups.

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

An injunction from a federal court in Idaho stopping a road-building ban on sections of national forest land won't be felt in Southeast Alaska immediately, but could have ramifications here, according to environmental and timber industry groups.

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