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H.R.2578 Conservation and Economic Growth Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 20, 2012 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Natural Resources

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Natural Resources - Federal Lands

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on June 19, 2012, with a roll call of 232 ayes, 188 nays, and 12 not voting.

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    • National Shooting Sports Foundation

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    • iOwnTheWorld.com » Blog Archive » (Optic Warning – Avert Your ... - July 25, 2012 by Cardigan - Last month, Nevada Congresswoman Shelley Berkley (D-NV) voted against H.R. 2578, the Conservation and Economic Growth Act, which includes provisions that would allow the City of Yerington, Nevada, to purchase ...

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      As noted by Cardigan on July 25, 2012, "Last month, Nevada Congresswoman Shelley Berkley (D-NV) voted against H.R. 2578, the Conservation and Economic Growth Act, which includes provisions that would allow the City of Yerington, Nevada, to purchase ..." (/url?q=http://iowntheworld.com/blog/%3Fp%3D142582&sa=U&ei=7XESUKffK4m06gGoqYDADw&ved=0CDcQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNH3SMI_gAskzFFyMhC6DUd_f4-4LQ)
    • iOwnTheWorld.com » Blog Archive » (Optic Warning – Avert Your ... - July 25, 2012 by Cardigan - Last month, Nevada Congresswoman Shelley Berkley (D-NV) voted against H.R. 2578, the Conservation and Economic Growth Act, which includes provisions that would allow the City of Yerington, Nevada, to purchase ...

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    • TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Southwestern Ocelots - Care2 News ... - July 22, 2012 by Cal Mendelsohn - An anti-wildlife and anti-conservation bill, HR 2578, seeks to overturn protections of the Endangered Species Act, the Wilderness Act and the National Environmental Policy Act.--Tell your Representatives to OPPOSE HR ...

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      As noted by Cal Mendelsohn on July 22, 2012, "An anti-wildlife and anti-conservation bill, HR 2578, seeks to overturn protections of the Endangered Species Act, the Wilderness Act and the National Environmental Policy Act.--Tell your Representatives to OPPOSE HR ..." (/url?q=http://www.care2.com/news/member/193692282/3415999&sa=U&ei=w34OUIDOEumY2wXgyICwCQ&ved=0CDgQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNFTRict18CeTZzcJ92RH1irdG-XJg)

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    • Berkley Sides With Environmental Extremists, Votes Against Jobs in Nevada - July 23, 2012 by Big Hollywood - Last month, Nevada Congresswoman Shelley Berkley (D-NV) voted against H.R. 2578, the Conservation and Economic Growth Act, which includes provisions that would allow the City of Yerington, Nevada, to purchase 11,500 acres of federal land at fair ...

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      As noted by Big Hollywood on July 23, 2012, "Last month, Nevada Congresswoman Shelley Berkley (D-NV) voted against H.R. 2578, the Conservation and Economic Growth Act, which includes provisions that would allow the City of Yerington, Nevada, to purchase 11,500 acres of federal land at fair ..." (http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/07/23/Berkley-Sides-With-Environmental-Extremists-Votes-Against-Jobs-in-Nevada)
    • Bill Opening Logging of Tongass Old-Growth Heads to Senate - July 12, 2012 by The Epoch Times - There are 14 different bills packaged together in H.R. 2578, the Conservation and Economic Growth Act, many of which would roll back some form of environmental protection—particularly around state parks—opening up new areas for hunting, fishing ...

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      As noted by The Epoch Times on July 12, 2012, "There are 14 different bills packaged together in H.R. 2578, the Conservation and Economic Growth Act, many of which would roll back some form of environmental protection—particularly around state parks—opening up new areas for hunting, fishing ..." (http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/united-states/bill-opening-logging-of-tongass-old-growth-heads-to-senate-264290.html)
    • AMA News and Notes August 2012 - July 11, 2012 by Motorcycle USA - The measure now goes to President Obama to be signed into law. Washington, D.C.: On June 19, the U.S. House passed H.R. 2578, the “Conservation and Economic Growth Act,” a bill containing a provision to return recreation access to the Cape Hatteras ...

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      As noted by Motorcycle USA on July 11, 2012, "The measure now goes to President Obama to be signed into law. Washington, D.C.: On June 19, the U.S. House passed H.R. 2578, the “Conservation and Economic Growth Act,” a bill containing a provision to return recreation access to the Cape Hatteras ..." (http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/2/13692/Motorcycle-Article/AMA-News-and-Notes-August-2012.aspx)
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