Petersburg Assembly Split on Timber Sale Letter

From: KFSK

“Petersburg’s assembly on a split vote Monday decided not to send a letter to U.S. Forest Service officials with questions about Tongass timber sales.
The letter was drafted to forest supervisor Earl Stewart and asked for specific changes that have been made to the administration, monitoring and enforcement of contracts for timber sales. It cited a 2016 review by staff in the Forest Service’s Washington office that noted harvesters were focusing on the more valuable trees, resulting in millions of dollars of lost value.”

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