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For what would become the nation’s most effective conservation and recreation law, it was an awkward beginning.
"With today’s passage of this bill, we’re one step away from putting a lock and key on funding that has always been intended for conservation projects -- yet consistently diverted to other purposes. We’re closer to adopting a new consciousness for today’s world, that our lives are made richer if surrounded by more nature, rather than more extracted resources."
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The House Appropriations Committee approved funding for a number of important environmental programs Friday as part of the FY21 funding bill for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of the Interior (DOI).
Sen. Manchin, lead sponsor of the bill in the Senate, spoke to the broad bipartisan support for the bill, and commented on how a desire to protect our nation’s public lands for future generations unites us all as well. “Passing the Great American Outdoors Act is an investment in our nation and our future generations, and will ensure our children and grandchildren can enjoy the wild and wonderful outdoor spaces of America for decades to come,” he said.