Wilderness by committee

Waldholz, Rachel
April 2010
High Country News;4/26/2010, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p3
The article reports on a legislative draft by representative Rob Bishop, a Utah Republican at the Interior Department that concerns the Antiquities Act. He proposes that the Western lands should be part of the National Monument as part of the federal land protection law to drive away mining and grazing operations in protected lands. Moreover, San Juan County Commissioners in Utah have protested on the plans to include Cedar Mesa in San Juan County, Utah to be designated as a national monument.


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