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Watch this 1 Minute Video to Understand the Implications of the Federal Land Grab for Sage Grouse Protections

Published on March 24, 2016

Sweeping Federal Land Withdrawals A Threat to U.S. Minerals Security

Sweeping Federal Land Withdrawals: A Threat to U.S. Minerals Security

The Department of Interior is proposing to remove 10 million acres of federal lands based on a recommendation to protect the sage grouse’s habitat—a bird species that is not endangered. By removing mineral rich lands from future mining operations, this unnecessary action will hurt the U.S. economy and its industries.

To learn more about the federal lands issue and how this over-reaching decision will impact the nation’s minerals security, view the fact sheet provided by MineralsMakeLife.org:

Sources:

http://mineralsmakelife.org/resources/details/dept.-of-the-interiors-sweeping-land-withdrawals-threaten-u.s.-minerals-sec

https://youtu.be/QeUnqtw8wyw

 
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