Posted by: Sandy Steinman | March 24, 2020

Major Victory for Alaska’s Majestic Trees and for the Climate

EarthJustice reports

Protecting trees, particularly old-growth trees in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, is a win for local communities and for the climate.

On March 11, a federal judge ruled in our favor, finding that the U.S. Forest Service had violated NEPA, and other environmental laws, when it approved the enormous Prince of Wales timber sale. It’s not yet clear whether the Forest Service will have to abandon the project entirely, because the judge has not decided on a legal remedy.

Read more at Major Victory for Alaska’s Majestic Trees and for the Climate | Earthjustice


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