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.
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.
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