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Tongass Timber Reform Act

Tongass Timber Reform Act

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forestry law and legislation -- Alaska,
  • Forest management -- Alaska,
  • Tongass National Forest (Alaska)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 101st Congress, 2d session, Senate -- 101-261
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44 p. ;
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14427294M

    Guidance for timber supply, riparian protection, and other local issues was reinforced by the Tongass Timber Reform Act of (Public Law ) and its amendments. This law states that to “the extent consistent with providing for the multiple use and sustained yield of all renewable forest resources,” the Forest Service needs to Author: Pete Bettinger, Krista Merry, Mehmet Demirci, Anna M. Klepacka.   The unfulfilled promise of an end to timber dominance on the Tongass: forest service implementation of the Tongass Timber Reform Act. Timber and Tongass: can old wounds heal? Forestry and salmon: a new law protects salmon streams from nearby logging. Governing the Tongass: National Forest conflict and political decision making.

    The Tongass Timber Reform Act, which affected logging operations in the nation's largest national forest, was signed into law by President George H. W. Bush in First introduced by Mrazek in , the proposed law was the subject of several years of contentious debate between its author and members of the Alaska Congressional delegation Education: Cornell University. However, Clark () suggests that this action makes it impossible for the Forest Service to supply the amount of wood necessary to attain and support an integrated timber industry in the region, and thus could violate the Tongass Timber Reform Act of The majority of second-growth forests on the Tongass National Forest are apparently a.

    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. The Tongass National Forest is home to ab people who are dependent on the land for their livelihoods. Three Alaska Native nations live in Southeast Alaska: the Tlingit, Haida, and -one communities are located within the forest; the largest is Juneau, the state capital, with a population of 31,The forest is named for the Tongass group of the Tlingit people, who.


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H.R. (st). An Act to amend the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, to protect certain lands in the Tongass National Forest in perpetuity, to modify certain long-term timber contracts, to provide for protection of riparian habitat, and for other purposes.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Caption title: An Act to Amend the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, to Protect Certain Lands in the Tongass National Forest in Perpetuity, to Modify Certain Long-Term Timber Contracts, to Provide for Protection of.

S. (th). A bill to require annual appropriations of funds to support timber management and resource conservation on the Tongass National Forest. Ina 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.

Byboth 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 ofTongass 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 inwhich 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 oftestifying 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. Byboth 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.

The Alaska National Interests Lands Conservation Act and the Tongass Timber Reform Act of Because decisions made in LRMPs are couched in language that makes mandatory this second stage of site-specific action, justiciability issues have arisen in cases challenging LRMPs under the judicial review provisions of the APA.

Tongass Timber Reform Act of (TTRA). ANILCA provided a hard target of million board feet net Scribner ASQ and authorized $40 million per year for the Forest Service to do the pre-roading and thinning necessary to achieve that ASQ.

Unfortunately, world timber markets crashed shortly after ANILCA took effect (), thereby providing. The Tongass Timber Reform Act The Tongass Timber Reform Act of (TTRA) () amended ANILCA and brought the Tongass closer in line with other national forest units in the system.

The TYRA was intended to correct the dominant use timber regime that was in place since the Tongass Timber Act and reaffirmed in ANILCA. The Tongass Timber Reform Act in many ways reversed the effects of the amendment to the ANILCA act, and placed in protection an additional million acres of prime old growth rainforest.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. 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 oftestifying before Congress on taxpayer subsidies for Tongass NF timber, and recommending.

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." In short, the plan fails the people of Southeast Alaska, and fails to meet the planning requirements of the National Forest Management Act (NFMA) and the clear direction of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) and the Tongass Timber Reform Act (TTRA) to maintain a viable timber industry in the region.".The final bill, the Tongass Timber Reform Act of kept the year contracts.

but ended the annual $40 million special appropriation for lease sales, and removed the billion board feet a decade harvest target. The Forest Service was directed to sell logs at a profitable price.