The measure, a package of more than 160 bills, would set aside about 2 million acresâ€”parks, rivers, streams, desert, forest and trailâ€”in nine states as new wilderness and render them off limits to oil and gas drilling and other development. The House of Representatives approved the measure on a vote of 285-140 a week after it cleared the Senate, capping years of wrangling and procedural roadblocks. It now goes to President Barack Obama to sign into law, which he is expected to do swiftly.
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I’m excited about the news coming out of the White House these days! After eight years of near total news blackout, there’s a log of information coming outâ€¦in different waysâ€¦the blog, videos, RSS feeds, etc.
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