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Borough assembly votes against supporting, repealing Roadless Rule


December 5, 2019

Ola Richards

An old road, trail on Kupreanof Island.

The borough assembly took a neutral position on the future of the Roadless Rule at Monday's assembly meeting when they voted against a resolution that supported keeping the Roadless Rule intact and a resolution repealing it.

Resolution #2019-14 was in support of alternative one of the draft environmental impact statement released by the United States Forest Service regarding the future of the Roadless Rule. Alternative one, or the do nothing option, keeps the Roadless Rule in place. Resolution #2019-17 was in support of alternative six, which would exempt the Tongass National Forest from t...

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