"We appreciate the House Natural Resource Committee working to advance a bipartisan bill today to permanently authorize the Fund. This is a notable step forward to have both sides of the aisle recognize the great importance and impact of the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
The measure would permanently authorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund, protect two wilderness areas in New Mexico and address water supply and river restoration efforts in the Yakima Basin in Washington state.
“We’re alarmed this bill will only further threaten America’s national parks. It would effectively dismantle one of America’s most successful conservation tools on the cusp of the Park System Centennial. We Urge Chairman Bishop to reconsider this damaging prop