Skip to comments.Draft document details federal land management discussion. (UT land grab by feds)
Posted on 08/06/2010 10:43:58 AM PDT by greyfoxx39
SALT LAKE CITY KSL 5 News has obtained a draft document that outlines a huge change in how the federal government wants to manage federal land in Utah, and one Utah congressman says it makes him furious.
Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, whose office also just received the document, said he's angry because it would put virtually all land management power in the hands of the White House.
"They have clearly been dragging their feet, and they don't want to let us know what they're trying to do," Bishop said. He is especially concerned about portions of the document that recommend using the Antiquities Act, "should the legislative process not prove fruitful." The act gives the president power to designate a national monument with no public or legislative input.
The U.S. Department of the Interior released a statement Thursday saying, "The preliminary internal discussion draft reflects some brainstorming discussions within BLM, but no decisions have been made about which areas, if any, might merit more serious review and consideration."
"Their brainstorming session was how to do this without engaging Congress, without having to go to Congress for approval," Bishop said.
There are those who support what is a radical new departure in land management the idea of protecting whole ecosystems instead of just individual parcels.
To read the draft BLM document, log on to media.bonnint.net
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End of Rule of Law. End of “consent of the governed.”
Here is an Idea: BOOT THIER ARSES OUT, let the State manage the land.
End: EPA, EDU,NEA,INTERIOR
Blue states get $timulu$, red states get punished.
The government land grabs to keep people in the big cities where they can control them. In many states, the feds own 80%+ of the states land. You can’t buy it, build on it or sometimes even go on the land. They will say they are saving it for future generations. What generation and why? For what other purpose is the government taking all the land? I believe that 80% of land in Oregon is owned by the Feds. Why?
I’m thinking, there should be no federal land. All National Parks should even revert to the states.
End of the rule of law? Um, that went out the window with Chrysler...
Another meaningless memo, just kicking around ideas, don’t take it seriously...Sure are a lot of those lately, remember the amnesty one last week???
The one common theme is how to enforce their will by going around congress. You’d think congress would start to feel a little slighted eventually.
Didn’t the Clinton administration do this with the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument to prevent any coal mining from occurring there?
I say help, because the crooks who masquerade as politicians would still find a way.
ALL antiquities land grabs would haxe to be approved by a vote of the citizens in the affected States.
must be oil or something under that land that the marxists don’t want in private hands
HAXE?, uh, have.
Your point is well taken. It also went out the window with the Black Panthers decision and the Arizona decision. But please allow me my rhetorical flourishes.
Sorry - I concur.
“Res Publica” = Rule of Law
“Quod licit jovi non licit bovi” = rule of a dictator
Yep...Clinton gets the credit for much of what Zero is doing, and how to pick his minions.
Bill Clinton introduced the Arkansas mafia to the WH, and Obama has brought us the more experienced in thugocracy, the Chicago mafia.
A ton of it. Rivals OPEC reserves. Mostly oil shale. Salazar halted leases for oil and gas development when he took office in January, 2009, so they have already blocked any attempt at extraction. I think this land grab was what they were planning to do all along.
They are saving it for when they nationalize the energy industry....then you will see how fast the drilling, etc. will start...with all the money going to the govt.
Didn't the Bushes do this also.
Nobody minded when GW Bush did it because they were reefs around Hawaii. Except, of course, those brown people who were making a living fishing those reefs.