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Re: [pct-l] Largest U.S. forest won't be developed
- Subject: Re: [pct-l] Largest U.S. forest won't be developed
- Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2000 10:42:29 -0800
Thanks for the great post. All I can say is: "YAHHHHHOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!"
At 8:08 AM -0800 11/14/00, Brick Robbins wrote:
>Not directly PCT related, but you might find it interesting
>Largest U.S. forest won't be developed
> WASHINGTON -- The Clinton administration yesterday added Alaska's Tongass
>National Forest -- the nation's largest -- to its list of pristine
>woodlands to be sealed from development.
> In all, about 58.5 million acres of forests nationwide would be protected
>from logging, road-building and other types of development. The amount of
>land protected under the so-called "roadless policy" is larger than the
>state of Washington.
> Seattle Post-Intelligencer
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