Rage over Roads in Tongass National Forest The public comment period is nearly over for a controversial Bush administration proposal that could allow Alaska to build roads through thousands of acres in the Tongass National Forest. The timber industry welcomes the policy change, but opponents say it will open up to logging environmentally precious old-growth trees. Hear NPR's Alison Aubrey.
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Rage over Roads in Tongass National Forest

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Rage over Roads in Tongass National Forest

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Rage over Roads in Tongass National Forest

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The public comment period is nearly over for a controversial Bush administration proposal that could allow Alaska to build roads through thousands of acres in the Tongass National Forest. The timber industry welcomes the policy change, but opponents say it will open up to logging environmentally precious old-growth trees. Hear NPR's Alison Aubrey.