New Regional Forester Says Agency is Responding to Timber Sale Concerns

From: KFSK

“In early November Petersburg’s borough assembly voted to send a letter to the chief of the U.S. Forest Service asking for information on Tongass National Forest timber sales. The letter cites a 2016 review by staff in the Forest Service’s Washington office that detailed problems with oversight and administration of timber sales. The internal review was published by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, a nationwide watchdog group based in Silver Spring, Maryland.”

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