How Protecting the Tongass Helps Alaska’s Economy

Wes Siler covers the Biden administration’s rollback of the Trump administration’s rollback of protections of the Tongass.

Last week, the Biden administration rolled back the previous administration’s 11th-hour plan to strip protections from 9.6 million acres of the Tongass National Forest in southeast Alaska. The new approach is an effort to ensure the forest will remain preserved for the foreseeable future and invests $25 million in the local economy to offset the loss of logging revenue.

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