Ted Williams's Blog Archive June, 2012

Sportsmen Warn that House Energy Bill Jeopardizes Public Lands, Leasing Reforms

Hunters and anglers voice concerns about accelerated drilling and impacts of unbalanced energy development on fish and wildlife habitat, outdoor recreation

WASHINGTON – A package of energy bills being debated in the U.S. House of Representatives directly threatens hunting, fishing and recreation on public lands because it favors drilling over all other land uses and rolls back reasonable regulations, a sportsmen’s coalition said today.

Bad Border Bill Puts Iconic Wildlife, Lands and Waters in Danger

Border security legislation suspends environmental protections, allows border officials to run roughshod across thousands of acres of public lands

Washington, DC (June 19) - The U.S. House of Representatives today is expected to pass a package of public lands bills (H.R. 2578) which includes a provision put forth by Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) that sacrifices clean water, clean air, wildlife habitat and waterways.