Earthjustice Statement on Plans to Allow New Clear-Cut Logging in Tongass National Forest

JUNEAU, AK September 24, 2020 – The U.S. Forest Service today announced a final environmental impact statement for plans to overturn the federal Roadless Rule, a widely supported policy that closely restricts logging and roadbuilding, in Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest. Undoing the rule would exempt 9.2 million acres of temperate rainforest, including centuries-old stands […]