Sagebrush skirmish

Peterson, Jodi
May 2012
High Country News;5/14/2012, Vol. 44 Issue 8, p3
The article reports on the approval of the bill in the U.S. concerning state control over of its federal land. It highlights an issue regarding what supporters say that the federal government has not kept a promise to grant Western states ownership of their public lands. In addition, these supporters have complained that the Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service holdings put those states at a competitive and tax disadvantage compared with Eastern states, which have private land.


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