16. Congress passed largest public lands bill in more than a decade
from Associated Press via MarketWatch
From Feb. 27:
A wide-ranging bill that revives a popular conservation program, adds 1.3 million acres of new wilderness, expands several national parks and creates five new national monuments won congressional approval, making it the largest public lands bill approved by Congress in more than a decade. The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable, which includes RVDA and its allies, supported the measure.
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