UTTR Legislation: A Travesty in Search of an Excuse | SUWA

We previously reported that Sen. Orrin Hatch and Rep. Chris Stewart have introduced legislation to create a “withdrawal zone” across Bureau of Land Management lands, effectively expanding by 625,000 acres the operational footprint of the Utah Test and Training Range in the West Desert. But the bills (S. 2383 in the Senate, H.R. 4579 in the House) do a whole lot more than that, none of it good.  They facilitate a bad land exchange, skirt the National Environmental Policy Act …

Source: UTTR Legislation: A Travesty in Search of an Excuse | Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance