Legislative Threats Public Lands Sustainable Forests

H.R. 644 – Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act of 2019

Introduced by Rep. Rob Bishop on January 17, 2019, this bill modifies the Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Agreement between the Navajo Nation and the United States. This bill specifies that this agreement does not constitute a “major federal action,” thereby waiving requirements under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

 

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Legislative Threats Public Lands Sustainable Forests

H.R. 243 – Combustion Avoidance Along Rural Roads Act

Introduced by Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) on January 4, 2019, this bill grants the Departments of Agriculture and Interior the power to partially waive NEPA and waive the Endangered Species Act in its entirety for the purposes of “wildfire mitigation activities” within 300 feet of any permanent or temporary road.

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