WASHINGTON – As the top Republican on the Natural Resources Committee, Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-01) has delivered a letter to the Acting Secretary of the Interior requesting that the Department of the Interior take emergency measures to resume operations at Utah’s Mighty 5 nationa
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Another proposal to give management of Idaho's wolves back to the state was introduced in Congress yesterday by Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) and seven other Western legislators.
by Margaret Kriz Hobson
Congress may lose its best chance to pass a suite of public lands proposals that would protect more than 2 million acres of federal lands as wilderness if it fails to move an omnibus measure in the lame-duck session, conservation groups say.
The "America's Red Rock Wilderness Act," which would preserve 9.4 million acres of pristine land across eastern Utah, isn't supported by a single member of the state's congressional delegation and might never be approved by Congress.
by Deroy Murdock
National Review Online
October 7, 2010
Openmarket.org: "The Western Caucuses' report spells out what needs to be addressed to get the American West back on the path to prosperity." 10/04/10