Opinion: Why the Tongass should be exempt from the roadless rule

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The Tongass National Forest sign stands near the Auke Village Recreation Area. (Juneau Empire File)
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U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, speaks during an interview at the Juneau Empire in February 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
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