Assembly strikes down letter of dissatisfaction to Forest Service
December 19, 2019
The borough assembly failed to pass a letter to the Secretary of Agriculture and the United States Forest Service at an assembly meeting Monday expressing discontent with the process of reviewing the Roadless Rule in the Tongass National Forest.
The letter, which was drafted by Assembly Member Chelsea Tremblay, notes that when the Forest Service presented their six alternatives to the Roadless Rule at a public meeting in November, it seemed as if the decision to go with the alternative six, exemption of the Roadless Rule in the Tongass, had already been made. Tremblay also pointed out that...