Landmark Conservation Bill Protects Nearly 620 Miles of Wild and Scenic Rivers and Public Lands Nationwide
The U.S. Senate passed a landmark bill that protects nearly 620 miles of new Wild and Scenic Rivers in seven states, establishes new wilderness areas, protects some important rivers from mining, and reauthorizes the Land and Water Conservation Fund. For Wild and Scenic River designations the bill, S. 47, marks the biggest step forward in nearly a decade.. Read more »
American Rivers protects wild rivers, restores damaged rivers and conserves clean water for people and nature.
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