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The Trump administration announced yesterday it will open up all 16.7 million acres of the Tongass National Forest, the world’s largest intact temperate rainforest to logging & other forms of development.

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The Trump admin is opening up Tongass National Forest, one of American’s largest forests and carbon sinks, to logging. We’re teetering between having the ability to tackle climate chaos and totally losing control—and they’re pushing us towards losing control.

Trump to Open Alaska’s Tongass National Forest to Logging, Road Building

Federal protections for Alaska's Tongass National Forest will be lifted this week by the Trump admin., allowing "logging and other forms of development" to occur in the world's largest intact temperate rainforest known as America's Amazon, WaPo reports

The Trump administration is planning to lift restrictions on logging and building roads in the country's largest national forest. Alaska’s Tongass National Forest is one of the largest, relatively intact temperate rainforests in the world.

Trump to Open Alaska’s Tongass National Forest to Logging and Road Building

The Trump administration will officially open up about nine million acres of the pristine woodlands of Alaska’s Tongass National Forest to logging and road construction this week.

Protections for Alaska's Tongass National Forest, known as America's Amazon, will reportedly be lifted, allowing "logging and other forms of development."

Protections for Alaska's Tongass National Forest, known as America's Amazon, will reportedly be lifted, allowing "logging and other forms of development."

Protections for Alaska's Tongass National Forest, known as America's Amazon, will reportedly be lifted, allowing "logging and other forms of development."

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Huge blow for the environment: Trump is exempting Alaska's ENTIRE Tongass National Forest from the roadless rule, making more than 9.3 MILLION ACRES eligible for LOGGING and development. This is one of the biggest public lands rollbacks ever. By @eilperin :

BREAKING: Trump is exempting Alaska's entire Tongass National Forest from the roadless rule, making more than 9.3 million acres eligible for logging and other development. It is one of the biggest public lands rollbacks of his presidency. By @eilperin 

The Trump administration is expected on Friday to finalize its plan to open about 9 million acres of Alaska’s Tongass National Forest to logging and road construction.

"Trump has told Agriculture Sec Sonny Perdue to exempt Alaska’s Tongass National Forest from logging restrictions. "The move would affect more than half of the world’s largest intact temperate rainforest, opening it to logging, energy & mining projects:

The Amazon is being destroyed. So Trump opens America's largest rainforest, Tongass National Forest, to logging and mining. Methane emissions surge worldwide. Trump's EPA will make them grow faster. The president and his billionaire friends are a threat to our entire planet.

Our forests are one of the best tools in the fight against climate change. Trump’s attempt to open the Tongass National Forest to logging, mining, & energy extraction is shameful & counterproductive.

Trump seeks lifting of logging restrictions on Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, the world’s largest intact temperate rainforest

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