2nd Edition

Western Public Lands And Environmental Politics

ISBN 9780813337685
Published January 9, 2001 by Routledge
292 Pages

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Book Description

An explanation of changes in US Congress policies that affect the management of rangeland, timber, energy, mineral, and wilderness resources in the West of the country. The contributors examine policy decisions within the context of political, economic and demographic forces.

Table of Contents

Political organizations and public-lands policy-making, John Freemuth and Gregg Cawley; livestock grazing on public rangelands, Charles Davis; timber production and the national forests, George Hoberg; hard-rock mining, Christopher Klyza; energy development, David H. Davis; national parks, William Lowry; wilderness policy, Craig Allin; political change and policy reform, C. Davis.

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