FOREST SERVICE: 9th Circuit to rehear Alaska case challenging Tongass roadless protections Phil Taylor, E&E reporter Published: Tuesday, September 2, 2014 A rule barring most road building and logging on 9 million acres of Alaska's Tongass National Forest will stand, for now. Please subscribe to Greenwire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.