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Conservation and climate groups call on USDA to end taxpayer subsidies for Tongass logging

Washington, April 19, 2021 — A coalition of conservation and climate organizations have submitted a letter to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, asking his agency to “take the fiscally responsible step of prohibiting federal funds from being used to pay for, subsidize, design, study or construct roads for logging in the Tongass National Forest.” […]