by Russell W. Heughins
About 20 years ago, outdoor writer Ted Trueblood wrote an article titled "They're Fixin to Steal Your Public Lands." Well, they are at it again, and in the process turning back the clock on public land policy. Representative Pombo of California successfully included what he calls reforms to the 1872 Mining Law Act. This was done by including the amendments to the Budget Deficit Reconciliation Bill.
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