Tag: roadless

June 23, 2021

USDA plans to reinstate protections for in Tongass National Forest

The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to repeal or replace the previous administration’s rule that exempts the Tongass National Forest in Alaska from roadless-area restrictions on logging and other development....

October 23, 2019

Proposed rule exempts Tongass from logging restrictions

More than 9 million acres of roadless area in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest could become open to potential logging. The U.S. Forest Service proposed exempting Alaska’s Tongass National Forest from...