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Former GOP Leaders Knew Value Of Public Lands

 

May 18, 2017



Last month, Republican President Donald Trump ordered a review of the 25 parks and national monuments established over the past 20 years with the goal of removing such designation. He made it clear that his main concern was that the creation of these reserves by Presidents Clinton, Bush and Obama limited the ability of oil and gas and timber companies to develop and exploit these unspoiled areas.

Closer to home, with revenues recovering from the 2007 recession, North Carolina has a chance to repair some of the damage done to state services over the last nine years. Instead, the GOP legi...



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