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Stop whole-log exports

When the Forest Service decided to exempt the Tongass from the roadless policy, Undersecretary Mark Rey said it was to support Southeast Alaska mills like Gateway Forest Products. I worked at the pulp mill and Gateway for 13 years...
My Turn: Should taxpayers fund this?

...pertains to Alaska. She questioned a statement issued by Mark Rey, who Arnold identified as agriculture secretary. EDWARDS...Ann M. Veneman. She has held the post for two years. Mark Rey is an undersecretary in charge of the Forest Service...
President Bush to let roadless rule stand

...Tongass National Forest. "Our intention is ... to let the interim directive expire," Agriculture Undersecretary Mark Rey said Wednesday. Environmentalists said the decision strengthens the rule put in place during the Clinton administration's...
Bush administration to let states seek relief from roadless rule

...comes just five days after a top official said the administration would let the rule stand. Agriculture Undersecretary Mark Rey said the proposed change would allow states to play a greater role in land-use decisions that affect them. The roadless...
Good luck, Mr. Brink

...Brink's return is the only latest step backward to the bad old days of Tongass management: timber industry lobbyist, Mark Rey is overseeing the Forest Service, the locally supported 1999 Tongass Land Management Plan was not defended in court by...
Alaska Digest

...of interest in this proposal and we want to ensure that the public has ample opportunity to provide its input," said Mark Rey, the deputy undersecretary for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, referring to the national legislation. The extension...
Bush seeks local control of forests

...could become separate entities that report to local trusts for oversight, rather than to the U.S. Forest Service. Mark Rey, the agriculture undersecretary who oversees the Forest Service, said he wants to use one or two national forests as...
Flawed forest policy on these deals. Despite the glutted state of the timber market, the Forest Service continues to plan more sales. Mark Rey, U.S. undersecretary of Agriculture, recently announced he would lift important restrictions on logging and associated...
Funding up for salmon project, down for other natural resources

...a long shadow in favor of working lands conservation and environmental protection," said Agriculture Undersecretary Mark Rey, who oversees forestry and natural resources. Environmentalists and some Democrats disagreed. They called the budget...
Forest land sale to pay for schools

...reauthorize the law for five years, but calls for a phased reduction in funding to zero by 2011. Agriculture Undersecretary Mark Rey, who directs U.S. forest policy, called the proposed cutbacks painful but necessary. The law was never intended...


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