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June 11, 2002 12:00 AM
(yellowstone)
INFORMATION FOR THE MEDIA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Clark Collins, Executive Director, BlueRibbon Coalition PHONE: 1.800.BLUERIB ELECTRONIC MAIL: brclark@sharetrails.org June 6, 2002 E P A Official Reins In Media Runaway Agency Corrects the Record On Snowmobiles and Yellowstone Park Pocatello, ID: In a May 29th letter to Grand Teton...
June 6, 2002 12:00 AM
(media)
Commentary by Rep. John Doolittle (R-CA 4th) I have the privilege of representing one of the most spectacular areas in the entire nation. California's Fourth Congressional District spans from Lake Tahoe to Yosemite, taking in vast swaths of publicly-owned land. Because the extraordinary natural resources on these public lands help meet our...
June 6, 2002 12:00 AM
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OAKLEY, CA — The chairman of the National Parks and Public Lands Subcommittee sent a strongly worded letter to Senator Barbara Boxer (D CA) stating that her Wilderness bill would affect mountain bike groups, motorized access, and water storage.
June 4, 2002 12:00 AM
KEEP TEXAS OHV RIDING AREA OPEN! Comment Deadline is June 30, 2002 The U.S Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Lavon near Dallas, Texas, has opened a public scoping process to take comments about the potential closure of its 70-acre OHV park. With public land OHV areas in scarce supply in Texas, it is important for all recreationists to send a...
June 1, 2002 12:00 AM
(Normal Story)
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Off-road enthusiasts joined forces with Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to pick up trash at the popular off-road recreation area outside of Fallon, Nevada. The event was organized by the non-profit organization Friends of Sand Mountain. “This is just another example of the partnership between the BLM and off-roaders,” said Jon Crowley, president...
June 1, 2002 12:00 AM
(Normal Story)
Recreationists expressed concern about the negative access impacts of Senator Barbara Boxer’s (D-CA) newly announced “California Wild Heritage Wilderness Act of 2002” (see http://www.sharetrails.org/files/bwa.htm).
June 1, 2002 12:00 AM
(National Public Lands Report)
(BRC Senior Policy Advisor)
CEQ URGES INCORPORATING COOPERATING AGENCIES INTO PLANNING PROCESSES White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) Chairman, James Connaughton, has sent a memorandum to the heads of all federal agencies emphasizing the importance of including state, tribal, and local governments in the preparation of federal Environmental Impact Statements (...
June 1, 2002 12:00 AM
(Normal Story)
(BRC President)
On January 2002, a group that had evolved from a multiple use group, formed in response to monument threats, began meeting in earnest to plan a fundraiser education event in the Southern Oregon community of Medford. Recent events that included proposals for three national Monuments in the area, the arson burning of U.S.
June 1, 2002 12:00 AM
(Normal Story)
(BRC Ambassador)
They were going to gate it and we said NO! Yes, you heard the rumors about a gate on the Rubicon last summer. It was a serious consideration for wet weather situations, especially on the Placer County (Lake Tahoe) side of the trail. But the gate is no longer a reality, thanks to the Friends of the Rubicon. Here’s how we saved it. Early on we...
June 1, 2002 12:00 AM
(Legal Action)
* Montana Wilderness Assoc. v. U.S.F.S. (U.S. District Court* Montana & 9th Circuit)* The “BlueRibbon” appellant group filed our reply brief on May 2, 2002. The Forest Service obtained an extension for filing their reply brief, which is now due in June. After that briefing will be finished and the appeal will be assigned to a three* judge...

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