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  1. John Stewart
  2. Johnson Valley
  3. Tuesday, 20 August 2013

On Tuesday, August 13, the Twenty nine Palms City Council voted unanimously to support the Johnson Valley National Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area. This plan was authored by Congressman Paul Cook. BRC believes this signals a growing trend by local government to take an active role in supporting 21st Century comprehensive land use bills.


Check it out: 29 Palms City Council backs recreation area bill http://www.hidesertstar.com/the_desert_trail/news/article.html


BRC believes that support from local elected officials is a critical component of new congressional land-use designations. Top down federal land designations that emanate in Washington, DC. With little or no support or input from affected governments and the grassroots are doomed to failure on a number of fronts.


Learn more about efforts to save Johnson Valley at the Save the Hammers.org website here: http://savethehammers.org/sth/


Thanks in advance and, as always, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact BRC.


Don AmadorWestern Representative BlueRibbon Coalition

References
  1. http://www.hidesertstar.com/the_desert_trail/news/article.html
  2. http://savethehammers.org/sth/
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