Photos: Residents show up for Roadless Rule meeting

Photos: Residents show up for Roadless Rule meeting

Deputy Chief admits they have orders to exempt Alaska from the Roadless Rule.

Juneau residents attend a U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service informational meeting on the Rulemaking for Alaska Roadless Areas Draft Environmental Impact Statement at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019.


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Meredith Trainor, Executive Director of the southeast Alaska Conservation Council, center, and Maggie Rabb, Development and Operations Director for SEACC, handout materials to Juneau residents as they arrive for a U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service informational meeting on the Rulemaking for Alaska Roadless Areas Draft Environmental Impact Statement at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Meredith Trainor, Executive Director of the southeast Alaska Conservation Council, center, and Maggie Rabb, Development and Operations Director for SEACC, handout materials to Juneau residents as they arrive for a U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service informational meeting on the Rulemaking for Alaska Roadless Areas Draft Environmental Impact Statement at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau residents listen to a U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service informational meeting lead by National Forest System Deputy Chief Chris French on the Rulemaking for Alaska Roadless Areas Draft Environmental Impact Statement at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau residents listen to a U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service informational meeting lead by National Forest System Deputy Chief Chris French on the Rulemaking for Alaska Roadless Areas Draft Environmental Impact Statement at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau residents listen to a U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service meeting on the Rulemaking for Alaska Roadless Areas Draft Environmental Impact Statement at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau residents listen to a U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service meeting on the Rulemaking for Alaska Roadless Areas Draft Environmental Impact Statement at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau residents listen to Kenneth Tu, U.S. Forest Service regional administrative review coordinator, during a U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service informational meeting on the Rulemaking for Alaska Roadless Areas Draft Environmental Impact Statement at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau residents listen to Kenneth Tu, U.S. Forest Service regional administrative review coordinator, during a U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service informational meeting on the Rulemaking for Alaska Roadless Areas Draft Environmental Impact Statement at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau residents listen to a U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service informational meeting on the Rulemaking for Alaska Roadless Areas Draft Environmental Impact Statement at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau residents listen to a U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service informational meeting on the Rulemaking for Alaska Roadless Areas Draft Environmental Impact Statement at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A Juneau resident studies maps for the six Alaska Roadless Areas Draft Environmental Impact Statement drafts during an informational meeting by U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A Juneau resident studies maps for the six Alaska Roadless Areas Draft Environmental Impact Statement drafts during an informational meeting by U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau residents listen to a U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service informational meeting lead by National Forest System Deputy Chief Chris French on the Rulemaking for Alaska Roadless Areas Draft Environmental Impact Statement at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau residents listen to a U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service informational meeting lead by National Forest System Deputy Chief Chris French on the Rulemaking for Alaska Roadless Areas Draft Environmental Impact Statement at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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