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HR 2135

Title: Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act
Author: Rep. Carolyn Maloney (DEM-NY)

Summary
...The bill designates specified areas as wildland recovery areas. The Department of Agriculture shall develop a wildland recovery plan for each recovery area. </p> <p> A specified panel of independent scientists shall study roadless lands greater than 1,000 acres that are within the National Forest System in the Wild Rockies bioregion in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, or Wyoming and that are not designated as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System for their role in maintaining biological diversity in the Northern Rockies and as part of the overall forest reserve system. Any new road construction or reconstruction or timber harvest is prohibited in those lands after the evaluation without an Act of Congress. Oil or gas leasing, mining, or other development which ...

Status
Introduced in House 04/25/2017
Introduced in House 04/25/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources. 04/25/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands. 05/02/2017

Bill Text
04/28/2017 - HR 2135 (Introduced+in+House)
04/25/2017 - HR 2135 (Introduced+in+House)
04/25/2017 - HR 2135 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)
    () - U.S. Representative

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    Capital Address:
    2308 Rayburn House Office Building

    Washington, DC 20515-3212
    Phone: (202) 225-7944

    District Address:
    1651 Third Avenue, Suite 311

    New York, NY 10128
    Phone: (212) 860-0606
    Fax: (212) 860-0704

 
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