ASJ’s Green Guide

ASJ’s Green Guide

Green guide content produced in conjunction with blue ridge outdoors magazine through the outdoor adventure media partnership. Legislation to Watch With a swing in the Congressional majority and an increasingly eco-conscious American public, several pieces of progressive environmental legislation may finally reach the floor for a vote. Here are six recently introduced bills that, if passed, could go a long way to protecting the land we love, the water we drink, and the air we breathe. 1 Roadless Area Conservation Rule Introduced by Senators John Warner and Jim Webb from Virginia, this bi-partisan bill introduced in the House and Senate would permanently protect 58.5 million acres of America’s premiere public land. Since the Clinton Administration adopted the Roadless Rule in 2001, the U.S. Forest Service has received more than 4.2 million public comments supporting permanent protection of these remote areas. However, one of the first acts of the Bush Administration...
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