Below is an excerpt from a recent blog post by the Wilderness Society. The full post includes a bit of information on the The Pine Forest Range Recreation Enhancement Act. The Pine Forest Range is located in Northwestern Nevada.
March 30, 2012 By Emily Diamond-Falk
"For months we have been frustrated at Congress for not moving (or passing for that matter!) any wilderness bills. In fact, as our report Wilderness Under Siege makes clear, there are now at least 13 bills pending in the U.S. House of Representatives that would sell off, give away or open our public lands to corporate polluters.
Yet things have indeed been percolating (and dare I say without jinxing anything) moving in Congress. As we commemorate the 3rd anniversary of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act, several bills had hearings or were introduced in the U.S. House and Senate."
Read the full article here.
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