Vast Public Lands Package Gets Second Chance in Senate
"This is collectively one of the most significant conservation measures considered by this body in the past decade."
- Sen. Jeff Bingaman, bill sponsor
Washington, D.C., USA - Last week, we reported that the House fell two votes shy of passing the omnibus public lands, water, and natural resources bill.
Last night, the Senate took the first step in a complicated procedure to revive the measure.