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Ecology Hall of Fame: Roosevelt
He set the precedent of using the Antiquities Act of 1906 to create National Monuments, a precedent followed by all subsequent Presidents except Nixon ... was one of the places he saved using the powers granted the president under the Antiquities Act. You have only to imagine the canyon stripped of various layers of history for mining ...
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John Muir & I
National Monuments, first by decree, then according to the provisions of the Antiquities Act. The latter allowed conservation-minded presidents to preserve important sites without waiting for Congress ... the parks increasingly accessible to the motoring public. The preservationists' response was the Wilderness Act, first submitted to Congress in 1956 and finally passed in 1964. It declared ...
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John Muir Exhibit
U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer announced introduction of the proposed "California Wild Heritage Wilderness Act of 2002," which if enacted would protect approximately 2.5 million acres of public ... urging President Theodore Roosevelt to protect America's treasures under the authority of the Antiquities Act of 1906. Then-President Bill Clinton quoted Muir in proclaiming the new National Monument: " ...
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Republicans for Environmental Protection
Protect the Antiquities Act Senator Mary Landrieu, D-Louisiana, has introduced S. 3438, a bill that would weaken the Antiquities Act. Enacted during Theodore Roosevelt's presidency, the Antiquities Act gives ... the Montgomery Advertiser, August 12, 2008 Senate Democrats Should Block Landrieu Attack on Antiquities Act, press release distributed August 11, 2008 Energy Rhetoric Defies Reality, op-ed ...
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Forest Service lies
National Environmental Policy Act documents, and did not show compliance with the Monument Plan. After the hearing, ... Forests Forever Advisory Council member. In April 2000 Clinton, under the authority of the Antiquities Act of 1906, established the monument, stating that the trees and other natural, cultural ...
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Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation: Iowa conservationists on INHF website
U.S. Congressman from southern Iowa in the early 1900s, sponsored the Lacey Bird Act, the Antiquities Act and other legislation that encouraged some folks to call him "the father of federal conservation ...
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Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation: John Lacey
Overview Original and most effective conservationist in Congress Lacy Bird Act of 1900 Lacy's Land Acts Lacey, the man Writings and quotes Other conservationists ... address to Iowa General Assembly The Antiquities Act State Declares John Lacey Day "The great cause--the protection of the forests, game, and the preservation of antiquities--had little interest to the ...
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The Conservative Branch of the Wilderness Family Tree, Jim DiPeso
This was the conservatism that helped produce the Wilderness Act of 1964 -- one of the greatest conservation achievements of our nation’s history. The ... Islands Marine National Monument. What a great way to mark the centennial anniversary of the Antiquities Act. Now, building support for wilderness through painstaking negotiation is not without risk. Idaho’s ...
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DEP Kids Page - Pioneer Theodore Roosevelt
Just three years later, President Roosevelt signed the Act for the Preservation of American Antiquities, which is most commonly known as the 1906 Antiquities Act. Under the law, the President of the United ...
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National Marine Sanctuaries Act and Legislation
FAQs REGIONS Southeast Northeast Pacific Islands West Coast Legislation The National Marine Sanctuaries Act Implementing the Legislation For information regarding the NMSP regulations, click here. The National ... Reserve, which he did via Executive Order 13178 on December 4, 2000. The Antiquities Act gives the President authority to protect natural and cultural objects through designation of ...
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