Robert Redford: Protecting America's wild lands
"I have lived most of my life in the West,
and I have seen too many special places lost. Each time it happens, our
children's wilderness inheritance shrinks even further.
It doesn't have to be this way. We can protect our last remnants of
unspoiled nature. We can live up to the example set by generations
before us who agreed to safeguard spectacular landscapes.
We could be the generation that decides to protect… But with the "No New Wilderness" policy still
in effect, loud generators or noisy natural gas compressor stations
could move in and shatter that stillness…
Join me in asking Interior Secretary Salazar
to issue a Secretarial Order to preserve wilderness quality lands while
they are being considered for permanent preservation."
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