10.03.17

ADVISORY: Senators Burr, Cantwell, Daines, Udall and Gardner Announce Press Conference on Permanent Reauthorization of Land and Water Conservation Fund

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senators Richard Burr (R-NC), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Steve Daines (R-MT), Tom Udall (D-NM) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced today that they will hold a press conference for permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund on Thursday, October 5th at 9:30am.

Details

Press Conference: Senators Burr, Cantwell, Daines, Udall and Gardner, the Nature Conservancy, the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy, and other groups to highlight the successes of the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

When: Thursday, October 5th, 2017 at 9:30am

Where: Senate Swamp

Background: The Land and Water Conservation Fund is one of the nation’s oldest and most successful conservation programs, which operates with no taxpayer funding. Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) has introduced S. 896, a bill to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund, and Representative Raul Grijalva (D-AZ-3) has introduced similar legislation in the House. This vital program expires one year from now on September 30, 2018.