Tag: environmental destruction
The ‘pro-monument’ busses, shirts, lunches and ‘free trip’ were all donated by a well-funded environmental coalition and a super star who has merely stepped foot in the county!
Based on the facts confirming EPA’s direct responsibility for the spill and the widespread damage it has caused to the environment and people of the surrounding communities, Barrasso and McCain urge Attorney General Lynch to conduct an independent investigation.
“It caused hundreds, maybe thousands of farmers to lose their crops and have their crops affected last season,” said Mihio Manus, spokesman for the Navajo Nation’s president.
They weren’t creating water bars they were closing the trail by create far more damage to the area than the protesters caused on May 10, 2014.
Reality bears no resemblance to their wild claims of an all-out “land grab.” In fact, it would be more accurate to call this movement a state-based conservation movement.
The Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management lose $2 billion each year managing federal lands.
Congress’s first step should be to initiate a thorough investigation of the federal government’s current land holdings and land management activities.
“We have some 73 million acres of national forest lands at risk from wildland fires that could compromise human safety and ecosystem integrity…. The situation is simply not sustainable—not socially, not economically, not ecologically.”
Leonel Olaguez Cabrales, 22, Angel Guzman Gutierrez, 31, Sergio Enrique Arevalo Portillo, 26, Jose Eleno Rodarte Garcia, 38, Eduardo Arias Torres, 27, and Juan Mejia-Vasquez, 41, were booked Wednesday at the Mesa County Jail