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Archive: July 26, 2011

PORTLAND, Ore. - Public lands are not for sale. That's the message from sportsmen's and conservation groups about what they're calling the "Great Outdoors Giveaway," legislation to remove federal environmental protections from 60 million acres of public land, with more than 3.3 million acres of that ...Read More

NEW YORK - The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) celebrates its 21st birthday today, but a new study by the Center for Independence of the Disabled, NY (CIDNY) of census data finds enforcement of the landmark civil rights law is falling short in providing education and job opportunities in New Y ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - The U.S. House is set to make a budget decision this week that could mean less money for Idaho recreation and tourism projects. The Interior Department budget bill "de-funds" the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), bringing it to its lowest level ever. John Caywood, board membe ...Read More

BOISE, Idaho - A land giveaway the size of Wyoming. That's how opponents of a bill being heard in a U.S. House committee today characterize the "Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act." Supporters contend opening nine million acres of protected U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management (BL ...Read More

MISSOULA, Mont. - The U.S. House is set to make a budget decision this week that could mean less money for Montana recreation and tourism projects. The Interior Department budget bill "de-funds" the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), bringing it to its lowest level ever. Land Tawney, preside ...Read More

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The programs that ensure clean water and protect Lake Erie are under assault on Capitol Hill, according to conservation groups. Legislation that covers U.S. House Interior Department and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) spending could come up for a vote as early as this week. ...Read More

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A new coalition wants to know what each of us thinks will help kids the most. Children's advocates say Americans have long felt that child well-being is crucial, and they're joining forces to plan what they call "crowd-sourcing events" around the country, to find ways to put that ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Today the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing on the Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act, which could have a huge impact on 85,000 acres of Tennessee natural areas by opening those public lands to development. Opponents of the bill, which is also in the ...Read More

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