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Time is now to resolve Alaska’s great contradictions

We have the largest reserves of natural gas and renewable energy potential in the United States, yet we have the second-highest energy costs in the nation, Gov. Mike Dunleavy writes.

Conservation groups collaborate to save old growth trees.

Several dozen conservation groups, among them the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, are collaborating in a new campaign to protect old growth forests on federal lands, as a means of fighting climate change.

Virtual rally will support Roadless Rule in Tongass

Southeast Alaska Conservation Council and more than a dozen other entities are hosting a virtual rally on Thursday, Jan. 20, in support of restoring Roadless Rule protections to the Tongass National Forest.

Lawsuit challenges Tongass timber sale

Eight conservation groups sued the U.S. Forest Service in federal district court in Anchorage on May 7 to halt a massive timber sale that includes acres of old growth timber in Tongass National Forest, contending violations of the National Environmental Policy Act.
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