Biden ends large-scale logging on huge Alaska rainforest


              FILE - In this July 31, 2013, file photo, tourists visiting the Mendenhall Glacier in the Tongass National Forest are reflected in a pool of water as they make their way to Nugget Falls in Juneau, Alaska. The Biden administration said Thursday, July 15, 2021, that it is ending large-scale, old-growth timber sales on the nation's largest national forest, the Tongass National Forest in Alaska, and will instead focus on forest restoration, recreation and other non-commercial uses. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
            
              FILE - In this July 31, 2013, file photo, tourists visiting the Mendenhall Glacier in the Tongass National Forest are reflected in a pool of water as they make their way to Nugget Falls in Juneau, Alaska. The Biden administration said Thursday, July 15, 2021, that it is ending large-scale, old-growth timber sales on the nation's largest national forest, the Tongass National Forest in Alaska, and will instead focus on forest restoration, recreation and other non-commercial uses. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)