Source: The Hill
Early Wednesday morning, the federal government approved a three year renewal plan for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), allocating to the fund $450 million for the upcoming fiscal year, reports The Hill.
Leaders of prominent environmental groups remain dissatisfied with the short-term re-authorization plan. Jennifer Rokala, executive director of the Center for Western Priorities, cited the arrangement as a sign of congressional dysfunction and ineffectiveness. Land Tawney, leader of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, lamented it as a missed opportunity to permanently renew one of the nation’s “‘most historic, successful conservation programs.’”
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