The federal government plans to ban road building and logging in 9 million acres of Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, reinstating a set of restrictions. world’s largest The remaining temperate rainforest that the Trump administration removed.
The US Department of Agriculture will propose a road building and logging ban covering the nation’s largest national forest, it said in a statement. Businesshala Thursday (the decision was first reported by) Washington Post,
The agency plans to issue a rule change next week, which will last a month public comment process before the new policy comes into force.