Congress Passes Ominbus Public Lands BillPublished by Dave Kile [davekile] on 03/28/2009 (1186 reads)
Wednesday the House of Representatives passed the Ominbus Public Lands Bill with a final vote of 285-140. This sweeping public-lands bill protects millions of acres of habitat for fish and wildlife. The bills passage will touch the Salmon Wilderness in southern Oregon to Wild Monongahela Wilderness in West Virginia and many more locations across the United States.
Trout Unlimited as well as many outdoor and sporting organizations lauded the news with resounding support across the country. Trout Unlimited posted a press release providing more details to anglers.
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