CONSERVATIVE LEADERS RALLY AROUND ROADLESS RULE PROTECTIONS

Alexandria, VA– Conservative leaders have vocalized their support over the past few months for maintaining the protections of the U.S. Forest Service’s Roadless Rule, which safeguards almost ten million acres of federally protected land in the Tongass National Forest from the destructive, taxpayer-subsidized forest clearcutting.

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STATEWIDE ALASKA POLL FINDS REPUBLICAN HUNTERS AND FISHERS SUPPORT ROADLESS RULE

Alexandria, VA- Prominent conservative polling firm Baselice & Associates, Inc., which has previously polled for the Trump/Pence campaign, conducted a recent survey of voters in the state of Alaska, regarding the proposed lifting of the Roadless Rule throughout the currently protected Tongass National Forest….

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NEW STATEWIDE ALASKA POLL FINDS STRONG SUPPORT FOR PROTECTING TONGASS FOREST

A plurality (49%) of Alaskans oppose exempting the entire Tongass National Forest in Alaska from the protections of the Roadless Rule, which would allow more commercial logging and construction of new logging roads in these Roadless areas. Only 43% are in favor of the proposal by the U.S. Forest Service to fully eliminate these protections on the forest. The survey was conducted among of N = 300 registered voters Alaska on January 28-29, 2020.

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