SLU Pundit

The weblog of Kevin Boyd, a student at Southeastern Louisiana University

Monday, July 12, 2004

Finally, a return to States' rights

The Bush administration is abandoning the Roadless area rule. Furthermore, it is going to allow governors to set their own policies on building roads in their states. Of course, the pro-big government and anti-industry "environmentalists" are having a fit over this:

"This (new proposal) could be potentially devastating for some of the last wild forests across the West," said Tiernan Sittenfeld, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Public Interest Research Group.

"The Bush administration is now throwing the door wide open to unlimited exploitation of national forests in every state," Nancy Pelosi of California, the U.S. House of Representatives Democratic leader.


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