July 20th, 2009
By Barbara Kessler
Green Right Now
This was a week of news that really illustrated the push and pull between green ideals and the realities of life here on Planet X.
The Obama Administration put logging jobs ahead of forest preservation with its decision to allow a road into an undisturbed forest in the Tongass National Forest outside of Ketchikan, Alaska. The forest, a watershed and recreation area, had been left alone under a Clinton-era rule that protects “roadless” forests.