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Allen Weh on Environment

 


Balance between conservation and welfare of human beings

New Mexico has some of the most beautiful land in the entire country. While we absolutely need to preserve and protect this land, we are obligated to find a responsible balance between necessary conservation efforts and the welfare of human beings struggling to make a living in a state that is largely rural.

While most Dona Ana County residents support an Organ Mountains National Monument, most did not agree with our two senators on skirting the legislative process with an executive order. In a recent poll they favored legislation that focused on protecting the Organ Mountains proper by 73 to 18 percent, and rejected the idea of restrictions being placed on an additional 700 square miles of land throughout the county, as proposed in Udall's bill. This bill was considered the model for Obama's executive order.

The federal government needs less control of less land, not more. This is federal government overreach at its worst.

Source: 2014 New Mexico Senate campaign website, AllenWeh.com , Sep 1, 2014

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