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Tongass Timber Reform Act Hearing before the Committee on Resources and the Subcommittee on Resource Conservation, Research, and Forestry of the Committee ... assets ... July 11, 1996--Washington, DC by United States

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Number of Pages274
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ISBN 100160537789
ISBN 109780160537783

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  S. (th). A bill to require annual appropriations of funds to support timber management and resource conservation on the Tongass National Forest. In , a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.   This book provides a valuable history of key environmental battles in Alaska: the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act and Alaska National Interests Lands Conservation Act, in ; the struggle to define “subsistence” use of resources, and logging on the Tongass National by: 2. Get this from a library! Tongass Timber Reform Act: conference report (to accompany H.R. ).. [United States. Congress].   But Congress repealed the subsidies in when it passed the Tongass Timber Reform Act over the stiff objections of the entire Alaskan congressional delegation. By , both mills had closed. Despite the mill closures, trees in the Tongass continued to fall and the federal treasury continued to lose money on its timber sales.

To conserve the Tongass National Forest under the principles of the Multiple-Use Sustained-Yield Act of , Tongass Timber Reform Act and other relevant statutes, we must speed the transition away from old-growth timber harvesting and towards a forest industry . Though the Tongass Timber Reform Act of eliminated the practice of high grading?the disproportionate logging, relative to occurrence, of the largest and most valuable trees?the land selected in this legislation indicates a threat of a return to the practice. He also authored the Tongass Timber Reform Act, the Amerasian Homecoming Act, which brought nineteen thousand children He was born in Newport, Rhode Island, but grew up in Huntington, New York. He graduated from Cornell University in /5. Ketchum’s resulting book, The Tongass: Alaska’s Vanishing Rainforest, proved influential in passing the Tongass Timber Reform Act in , which preserved more than one million acres of forest. Artist biography. Robert Glenn Ketchum.

Tongass Timber Reform Act: hearing before the Committee on Resources and the Subcommittee on Resource Conservation, Research, and Forestry of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, second session, on H.R. , a bill to amend the Tongass Timber Reform Act to ensure the proper stewardship of publicly owned assets.   Haycox builds his history and critique around four now classic environmental battles in modern Alaska: the establishment of the ANWR is the s; the construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline in the s; the passage of the Alaska National Interests Lands Conservation Act in ; and the struggle that culminated in the Tongass Timber Reform Author: Stephen Haycox.   Past work assignments include assessments of the timber trade between Alaska and the Pacific Rim countries, Congressional reports on the annual supply and demand for Southeast Alaska timber, lobbying for the passage of the Tongass Timber Reform Act of , testifying before Congress on taxpayer subsidies for Tongass NF timber, and recommending Author: Matthew Koehler.   But Congress repealed the subsidies in when it passed the Tongass Timber Reform Act over the stiff objections of the entire Alaskan congressional delegation. By , both mills had closed. Despite the mill closures, trees in the Tongass continued to fall and the federal treasury continued to lose money on its timber : Anton Woronczuk.