Raúl Grijalva speaks on his amendment to HR 4402 to protect recreational uses of public lands.
Thanks for posting this (and thank you Rep. Grijalva).
The vote to consider passed along party lines with all 5 Democratic amendments, including Grijalva’s, failing.
Final vote expected tomorrow.
Here’s President Obama’s statement about the “National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2012″(heh):
Oops. Final vote today, HR 4402 passed.
Legislation like this would be fast-tracked by a Republican Senate and Administration…I shudder to think of the disastrous implications to our natural resources and public lands.