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Forests

USDA's Mark Rey defends Bush policies on Tongass, forests and roadless rule repeal

Are taxpayers unfairly subsidizing private logging by spending millions on roads and other aids to the industry? Can logging and conservation practices in the Tongass National Forest find a balance? What does the roadless rule repeal mean for natural resources in national forests nationwide? Agriculture Undersecretary Mark Rey, who oversees the U.S. Forest Service, joins OnPoint to talk about these and other Bush administration forest policies and plans.