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Roadless Rule Repeal guts Southeast Alaska

...over the next 10 years. Previously, it took the Forest Service 20 years to lose this much of our money. Places like Port Houghton, the Cleveland Peninsula, Gravina Island, and East Kuiu could be sacrificed for short-term gain, leaving Southeast...
Flawed forest policy

...restrictions on logging and associated road building in up to 2.5 million acres of the Tongass, putting places like Port Houghton and East Kuiu back on the chopping block. Is this plan to push unneeded timber sales in some of the Tongass' last...
You have a choice

...editorial is a classic bait and switch. Rather than address the real issue of whether watersheds like Berners Bay, Port Houghton, Point Couverden, and Tenakee Inlet should be logged, Smith attacks the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council...
Forest Service weighing options

...wilderness." Meanwhile, much of the public's attention has focused on places such as Berners Bay, St. James Bay and Port Houghton near Juneau; the Cleveland Peninsula near Ketchikan; Ushk Bay and Poison Cove near Sitka; and Honker Divide on Prince...
Environmentalists want more of Tongass closed

...Unfortunately the Bush administration has not showed up to defend these special places." The case affects areas such as Port Houghton near Juneau, Ushk Bay near Sitka, Cleveland Peninsula near Ketchikan, and Honker Divide on Prince of Wales Island...
Logging threatening

...hypocritical conservatives out, the people of Southeast should let them know that their plan is dumb. Make a trip to Port Houghton soon if you want to get an idea how bad an idea it is. John Grinter Seattle
Timber scare tactics

...This year, 50 new timber sales color the bleak future of pristine un-roaded areas such as Cleveland Peninsula, Port Houghton and St. James Bay. Ask the Forest Service to include the Tongass and Chugach in the Roadless Rule before Sept. 2...
Conflicted ruling

...signs in areas that are safeguarded from logging and road building. I wouldn't mind, however, seeing areas like Port Houghton, Taku Inlet, St. James Bay, and the Cleveland Peninsula locked open for future generations to hunt, fish, camp...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...include the Cleveland Peninsula near Ketchikan; East Kuiu Island; Poison Cove, Ushk Bay, and Deep Bay near Sitka; Port Houghton and Castle River near Petersburg; and large portions of Upper Tenakee Inlet. These areas enjoy enormous popular support...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...with many questions. Among them are: Is the Empire advocating for the 78-million-board-foot timber sale at Port Houghton, which will no longer happen due in large part to opposition by Southeast Alaskans? Does the Empire think it's...


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