Obama To Restore Wilderness Rules For Public Lands

National Public Radio: The Obama administration plans to reverse a Bush-era policy and make millions of undeveloped acres of land once again eligible for federal wilderness protection, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Thursday. The agency will replace the 2003 policy adopted under former Interior Secretary Gale Norton, Salazar said. That policy -- derided by some as the "No More Wilderness'' policy -- stated that new areas could not be recommended for wilderness protection by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and......

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