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Environmentalists are happy about the first progress Trump

for the First time since the inauguration of President Donald Trump environmentalists can reports in the U.S. about a significant strengthening of nature protec

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Environmentalists are happy about the first progress Trump

for the First time since the inauguration of President Donald Trump environmentalists can reports in the U.S. about a significant strengthening of nature protection. The U.S. Senate in Washington voted on Tuesday (local time) with 98 votes to two for the so-called Natural Resources Management Act, which provides about 810,000 hectares of Land or more. Now, you just need to agree to the house of representatives.

The law provides for in addition, the magnification of eight national parks and historic sites, and the creation of new protected areas. It habitats of animals such as salmon or bighorn sheep under the protection of, for example, before the removal of the soil provides appreciate. In addition, it converts an important nature conservation Fund into a permanent facility, after the Trump-government was provided this past year, no financial resources.

"state-owned Land is one of the greatest Treasures of this country, and we are pleased that there is large support from both parties, to protect these important habitats," said the head of the environmental organization Sierra Club, Michael Brune. The President of the Association for the protection of the national parks, Theresa Pierno said, the vote of the Senate show once more that the protection of the environment from Republicans and Democrats should support.

protection areas are to be greater

The law revokes mining rights for areas in the vicinity of the Yellowstone national Park in the state of Wyoming. In California, the national parks Joshua Tree and Death Valley should be extended. Greater protection is also granted to areas of native American.

Since trump took office in January of 2017, many environmental regulations have been tipped of earlier governments. So Trump Drilling for oil allowed in a protected area in the Arctic and reduced the two protected areas in the state of Utah, to the coal lobby happy. A year ago, all the members of the Advisory Board for the national Park withdrew almost. They protested at the time against the then Minister of the interior, Ryan Zinke, of he from their point of view, the national parks criminally neglected. (nlu/afp)

Created: 13.02.2019, 09:27 PM

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