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The County has determined that between 1,302 to 7,420 acres would have to be taken out of
agricultural production because of these reductions and new buffer requirements under the
Bay TMDL. The impact of these EPA-imposed obligations will be felt by the County in lost
tax revenues, directly affecting local schools and other core municipal services.
originally posted by: ElectricUniverse
a reply to: game over man
I don't condone violence against animals, nor releasing real toxic chemicals in rivers/lakes/land/air, but the "dehumanization of mankind in favor for extremist environmental laws", and using such extremist environmental policies as those imposed by the EPA under orders from ex-President Obama borders on insanity, and is in fact an example of "extremist environmentalism."
The battered U.S. coal industry rejoiced after the Senate voted on Thursday to repeal a rule that limited companies from dumping mining waste in streams, saying the move could halt the sector's decline.
acres would have to be taken out of agricultural production
originally posted by: game over man
It's so weird that so many Americans don't like nature and desire a cement landscape across the US. Well they are the same people who do not care one bit about how unhealthy the American lifestyle is.
originally posted by: Byrd
a reply to: Olivine
Hunters and fishermen and outdoor sports enthusiasts were particularly against this maneuver. I'm glad to see that they stepped up! These are sports enjoyed by millions of people, but we need good clean land (and a lot of it) for the animals and fish to thrive.
The land grab now puts Obama's total amount acres designated as national monuments at over 554 million, the most of any president. It also another example of an Obama land decree without input from the states and localities
The administration had been plotting this land grab for quite some time, and Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) warned about it in August, telling The Glenn Beck Program that the locals are against the move because activities like fishing, hiking and hunting "would all be in jeopardy if the federal government says who goes where and when."
"I held a field hearing there last week," Lee said at the time. "We had a capacity crowd. We filled up the entire high school auditorium. We had 700 people in an overflow room. We had 1200 people show up in San Juan County to express their views on this, and I invited people of all viewpoints. I invited Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, either to come in person or to send a representative. I invited people from the Bureau of Land Management, from the Forest Service. Not one of them showed up. And not one person who was there spoke in support of the national monument.
originally posted by: jellyrev
a reply to: Olivine
What purpose does the american government need those lands?