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My Turn: Since time immemorial

...and legal institutions of the United States to protect our interests. They protested the creation of the Tongass National Forest and Glacier Bay National Park, and went to Congress to fight the taking of our lands. Teeyhittaan Clan Leader William...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-28/my-turn-time-immemorial
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Obama 'declares war' on Alaska

...who lives in Southeast Alaska should know what the wilderness designation would mean. Many locations in the Tongass National Forest already are designated wilderness, the most restrictive land-use label the federal government has.Wilderness...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-26/empire-editorial-obama-declares-war-a
Opinion
Century old law returns to fund forest communities

...of seven years (on a rolling basis) and distributes the money to "counties situated in proportion to acreage of national forest in the affected counties," according to the Forest Service's Election and Allocation Guidelines.According to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-23/century-old-law-returns-fund-forest-com
State
My Turn: Tourism suffers under Forest Service management

...public gets mere pennies on the dollar from Tongass National Forest timber spending.Despite this remarkably poor economic...almost all the taxpayer money allocated to the Tongass National Forest.Both corporations rely primarily on raw log exports...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-21/tourism-suffers-under-forest-service-
Opinion
Big pricetag for Kake's energy intertie

...lines' routes will cross Tongass National Forest land. SEAPA would need to secure...use permit in order to cross national forest land. Each potential route follows...proposed routes through the Tongass National Forest. More than 600 wooden poles...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-11/big-pricetag-kakes-energy-intertie
Local
My Turn: Protection for wolves indirect, speculative

...this regard. Most Alaskans can see through the haze of this selfish effort to halt timber harvesting in the Tongass National Forest - an industry that is renewable and sustainable that can provide an economy and jobs for its residents. Alaska must...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-16/my-turn-protection-wolves-indirect-sp
Opinion
Study: Tongass transition stalled

...on transitioning the Tongass National Forest to young-growth timber harvests...land use, says the "Tongass National Forest has made no meaningful shift...continued to make its Tongass National Forest timber program its most generously...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-19/study-tongass-transition-stalled
Local
My Turn: Southeast is paying for slow Tongass transition

Alaska's Tongass National Forest garnered headlines in recent...and literature on the Tongass National Forest and Southeast Alaska. We also...allocate budgets and staffing at the national forest level, and could have shifted...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-04/my-turn-southeast-paying-slow-tongass
Opinion
Forest Service criticized over Tongass management

...logging in Alaska's Tongass National Forest have stalled and millions of...future of America's largest national forest.U.S. Forest Service officials...Service's top priority on the Tongass National Forest."Focusing so heavily on timber...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-18/forest-service-criticized-over-tongass-
State
Sealaska nears final land claim

...receive the final acres of Tongass National Forest land it is entitled to.Robert...the 17 million-acre Tongass National Forest to Sealaska, fulfilling the...bill's advancement."The Tongass National Forest is a world-class fishery and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-03/sealaska-nears-final-land-claim
Local

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