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Wrangell urges Congress not to apply roadless rule to the Tongass

WRANGELL, ALASKA At Wrangell’s last Borough Assembly meeting a resolution was passed urging Congress not to implement the “roadless” rule to Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest. KSTK’s Charlotte Duren looked at both sides of the issue to find out what the “roadless” rule will mean for Wrangell.
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