Kosciusko Island timber sale had various irregularities

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August 20, 2020 - Alaska, United States

The US Forest Service audited the Kosciusko Good Neighbor Authority Agreement timber sale that was made in 2017 on Kosciusko Island in the Tongass National Forest and found various irregularities including potential conflicts of interest, inaccurate timber volume calculation, financial reporting issues, and the absence of restoration services. The contract involved the harvest of 30 million board feet.

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