On Monday, Taxpayers for Common Sense submitted comments to the US Forest Service regarding its implementation of the Prince of Wales Landscape Level Analysis (POW-LLA) Project in the Tongass National Forest in Alaska. Through the one project, the Forest Service intends to sell 650 million board feet of timber in the Tongass – more than it’s sold in the last 15 years combined. Because the Forest Service has a long track record of losing money through timber sales, the POW-LLA project could cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars. TCS raised these concerns and others about subsidized road construction and the agency’s transparency.
Download or read our comments below.