Senate Passes New Mexico Wilderness Legislation as Part of a Package of ENR Bills
(Note: ENR means "Energy and Natural Resources." Note how quickly this proceeded, after the elections. Few, if any, politicians dared do anything to curtail energy production that might rock the vote boat before Election Day. More control has been taken over the natural resources under federal ownership)
November 17, 2006
Contact: Marnie Funk firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-224-6977
United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
also passed the following bills from the Energy Committee:
bill to provide for the reinstatement of a license for a certain Federal
Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) project.
To provide for the preservation of the historic confinement sites where
Japanese Americans were detained during World War II, and
for other purposes.
To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to revise certain repayment
contracts with the Bostwick Irrigation District in Nebraska,
the Kansas Bostwick Irrigation District No. 2, the
Frenchman-Cambridge Irrigation District, and the Webster Irrigation
District No. 4, all a part of the Pick-Sloan Missouri
Basin Program, and for other purposes.
To extend the time required for construction of a hydroelectric project,
and for other purposes.
H.R. 2383: To redesignate the facility of the Bureau of Reclamation located at 19550 Kelso Road in Byron, California, as the "C.W. `Bill' Jones Pumping Plant."
Additional researched reading:
Carson National Forest, Projects and Plans, Valle Vidal http://www.fs.fed.us/r3/carson/plans/valle_vidal/ and http://www.fs.fed.us/r3/carson/plans/valle_vidal/miscellaneous_valle_vidal_.shtml