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ANNUAL FLY-IN - April 30 - May 4, 2017

 

2017 Issues Papers

The following issue papers were presented to Congressional Staff, Members, and other officials during the WMC 2017 FlyIn to Washington D.C.

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CERCLA 108(b) Financial Assurance:
WMC supports the provisions included in the 2016 House and Senate Interior and Environment Appropriations bills that prohibit the EPA from finalizing and implementing any regulation that would establish new financial responsibility requirements.

Sage Grouse - The widespread mineral withdrawals and stringent land use restrictions the US Department of the Interior is proposing in sage-grouse habitat areas throughout the west pose the most serious threat to natural resource development in decades – despite the significant sage-grouse conservation efforts underway in western states.
Sage Grouse Briefing