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July 30, 2020

Alaska outhouse cleaning supplies include helicopter

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Hikers in Alaska's wilderness at certain times may encounter a federal government operation involving a helicopter and two ground crews.

But rather than the sort of clandestine scene found in spy thrillers, the U.S. Forest Service airlift in Tongass National Forest is a facilities management project to remove material left behind when campers answer the call of nature.

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