Senate set to vote on wide-ranging public lands bill; here are key provisions
The Senate will vote on the bi-partisan Natural Resources Management Act next week. It looks like it actually stands a chance of passing, in which case it will go to the House of Representatives, which in turn will likely pass it on to the President.
If it’s signed into law, NRMA will be the most wide-reaching and important public lands legislation passed since the 1970s. This is an extraordinary achievement in today’s political environment, but what exactly does the NRMA do? Here’s your cheat sheet to the law’s 170 separate provisions.