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Monthly Archives: February 2019

Larson, Hayes Vote for Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook Wild and Scenic River Act

Posted on February 28, 2019

Act Heads to President’s Desk Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) and Rep. Jahana Hayes (CT-05) voted for the Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook Wild and Scenic River Act, which was included in the Natural Resources Management Act. This bill would create a National Park Service protective designation for the Lower […]

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Senate Passes a Sweeping Land Conservation Bill

Posted on February 14, 2019

By Coral Davenport New York Times Feb. 12, 2019 Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. WASHINGTON — The Senate on Tuesday passed a sweeping public lands conservation bill, designating more than one million acres of wilderness for environmental protection and permanently reauthorizing a federal program to […]

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SENATE PASSES MURPHY’S BILL TO DESIGNATE FARMINGTON RIVER & SALMON BROOK AS “WILD & SCENIC”

Posted on February 14, 2019

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), applauded passage of his Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook Wild and Scenic River Act, which will create a U.S. National Park Service protective designation for the Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook, in the U.S. Senate on Thursday. With the protective designation as a “Wild and Scenic river,” […]

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