Sealaska Lands Bill Part 2 – Timber Industry

If the Sealaska lands bill doesn’t clear Congress, the corporation says it could be forced to shutter its Southeast timber operations in three years. Many industry insiders say those operations are pivotal in keeping Southeast’s remaining mills and loggers working. Some say they’d also like to see Sealaska mill more of the trees it cuts in Southeast. As part of our six-part series on the Sealaska legislation, Deanna Garrison talks to the timber industry about its perspectives.

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