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Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

...Tongass was first challenged in a lawsuit filed by the Organized Village of Kake, Earthjustice, the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council and other environmental and tourism organizations."This is great news for fishing families like mine...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-29/tongass-exemption-to-roadless-rule-o
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Everything is connected for family behind logging company

...products, local jobs, using wood locally - not exporting anything."Environmental groups agree. The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council in 2011 profiled TLC as part of its "Buy Local: Alaskan Wood, Alaskan Jobs" campaign.When the Chews...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-12/everything-is-connected-for-family-b
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Environmental groups sue over Big Thorne sale

...region's timber industry.It's the old growth acreage the conservation groups are aiming to protect. The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, the Sierra Club and the Alaska Wilderness League are the three plaintiffs listed on a complaint filed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-26/environmental-groups-sue-over-big-th
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Forest Service offers less Tongass timber for sale

...This kind of offering level will push that down even farther.'' But Aurah Landau, an organizer at the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, said dwindling demand, not bureaucracy, caused the slowdown. She said only about two-thirds of...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/091400/ala_091400ala0010001.shtml
Roadless ban would cut Tongass harvest by two-thirds

...the Tongass for timber if you wait that long,'' said Buck Lindekugel, conservation director for the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council in Juneau. Logging in roadless areas would not necessarily stop in the Tongass in 2004, however. Timber...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/111300/ala_111300alapm0020001.shtml
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Judge says Tongass log contract cancellation was improper

...the government will review the ruling. It has 90 days to appeal. Marc Wheeler, a spokesman for the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, said Alaska Pulp repeatedly polluted air and water in Sitka. ''We still think the Clinton Administration...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/053100/ala_053100ala0060001.shtml
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Parnell abandons Juneau Road appeal

...the new study will result in a new cost estimate being developed. Environmental groups, including the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, challenged the project in court, saying a "no build" option was not adequately studied. Federal...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-09-16/parnell-abandons-juneau-road-appeal
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Governor proposes changes to cruise ship waste rules

...standards at a "minimum" cost to each ship. Guy Archibald, mining and clean water coordinator for the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, said he's not sure what the rush is to "rescind" the 2006 initiative, which has already been modified...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-01-23/governor-proposes-changes-to-cruise-
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