Sealaska Lands-Selection Legislation Changes Released

Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska – Juneau

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski released changes to her Sealaska lands-selection legislation on Thursday.

The revisions are based on amendments that have been circulating among interest groups for weeks. But officials say more changes may be on the way. The changes shift some timber harvest areas away from northern Prince of Wales Island. And they remove 17 of 46 Native Futures Sites.

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