- I agree! I think its just dumb! Are we only suppose to care about our own state?Message 1 of 3 , Feb 11, 2008View Source
I agree! I think its just dumb! Are we only suppose to care about our own state?
--- In Zion_National_Park_Hiking@yahoogroups.com, stefanos folias <sf@...> wrote:
> On Feb 11, 2008, at 8:35 AM, ~*~News Today~*~ wrote:
> > Congressman Maurice Hinchey, D-New York, is being pushed by the
> > Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance to lock away 9 million acres in
> > Utah as wilderness. Hinchey's bill, H.R. 1919, proposes to designate
> > lands as wilderness in the following areas: Great Basin, Zion and
> > Mojave Desert, Grand Staircase-Escalante, Moab-La Sal canyons, Henry
> > Mountains, Glen Canyon, San Juan-Anasazi, Canyon Lands Basin, San
> > Rafael Swell, and Book Cliffs and Uinta Basin.
> > Instead, I propose Bill 2020: That any congressman who proposes to
> > allocate lands into wilderness that is located in a state other than
> > his own, said legislator must also propose an equal amount of
> > acreage from his own state to be set aside as wilderness.
> > Our Utah congressmen should form a cohesive group and push this
> > bill forward ahead of Hinchey's bill.
> > Paul Young
> > St. George
> > http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/ci_8226909
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