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[1THING] Blog: Archive for February, 2016

[ Protecting wild places helps public health in the Arctic ]

For the first time since the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska was established in 1923, a company is producing oil in the w

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[ Rep. Labrador’s bill would cede public lands to extractive industries ]

Michael Reinemer

One bill (H.R. 2316) is sponsored by Idaho’s Rep.

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[ Autopublish Test ]

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[ “Sportsmen’s” Act would erode bedrock conservation laws and policies ]

Michael Reinemer

“The Wilderness Society, along with numerous other national conservation groups, opposes H.R.

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[ House considers devastating public lands takeover bills ]

A hearing hosted on Feb. 25 by the House Natural Resources Committee’s Subcommittee on Federal Lands showcased legislation that would severely undermine national public lands, elevating industrial uses over the conservation and protection of our parks, refuges, and forests.

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[ BNSF Railway agrees to resolve oil spill incidents and enhance prevention and response capacity … ]

Company to pay $600K for alleged violations associated with spills and inadequate prevention and response projects at rail yard facilities

(Denver, Colo. – February 25, 2016) The E.P.A. and the U.S. Department of Justice have reached an arrangement with the BNSF Railway Company (BNSF), resolving alleged violations of the Clean Water Act and the Oil Pollution Act at several locations in the states of Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming. The agreement, filed as a …

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[ Comments for House Subcommittee on Federal Lands ]

Feb 24, 2016

The Wilderness Society writes to express views on the legislation being considered in the Subcommittee on Federal Lands on Feb. 25, specifically H.R. 2316, H.R. 3650 and H.R. 4579.

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[ Liz Putnam, founder of Student Conservation Association, receives high honor from The Wilderness Society ]

Michael Reinemer

The award is the organization’s highest honor bestowed on one person each year who has never held public office but has had notable influence upon conservation and the fostering of an American land ethic.

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[ Sen. Feinstein receives Wilderness Society’s Ansel Adams Award ]

Michael Reinemer

The Ansel Adams Award is conferred on a current or former federal official who has demonstrated exceptional commitment to the cause of conservation and the fostering of an American land

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