Timber Sale Lawsuit Heads to 9th Circuit Court

Three environmental groups are taking their case against a Prince of Wales Island timber sale to a higher court. They’re seeking an injunction to stop logging they say will hurt wolves, deer and salmon. The timber industry says the sale will keep Southeast’s last mid-sized mill in business. And the Forest Service says tree-cutting near Coffman Cove will preserve enough wildlife habitat.

Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska – Juneau

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