27 Jul '11, 8pm

National Conservation Groups Urge Congress to Reject Legislation that would Harm America’s Wild and Scenic Riverways

Statement by NPCA Midwest Regional Director Lynn McClure Background: The National Parks Conservation Association, America's leading voice for protecting our national parks, has joined with four national conservation organizations, representing more than two million members and supporters, to oppose two congressional bills, if enacted as proposed, would result in construction of a $700 million mammoth, freeway-style bridge that harms a unit of the National Park System, sets a dangerous precedent for all Wild and Scenic Rivers that are under pressure from development, and wastes millions of taxpayer dollars. To view the letters, please click here . “The current legislation being considered by Congress (H.R. 850/S. 1134) proposes to construct costly freeway-style bridge over the St. Croix Scenic Riverway – one of the eight original rivers designated as Wild and Scenic more th...

Full article: http://www.npca.org/media_center/press_releases/2011/sens...

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