Dear American Patriots,
Please send out this letter . Be sure to copy all the way down to the footnotes. To understand this
letter, please read the Article which is hyperlinked within this letter.
We must demand action and we need the numbers to outway the ECO-TERRORISTS.
* Brownie points -If you have time , call the senators office and your congressman to ask if they understand the importance of stopping the “National Blueways System.” It will lock up private property under the Dept of Interior Bureau of Land Management.
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Honorable Senator or Congressman
Dear Senator ,
Please read a copy of letter from the House Western Caucasus to the Honorable Salazaar, Secretary of Interior. PLEASE followup on the letter .We urge you to request the immediate withdraw of Secretarial Order 3321 establishing the “National Blueways System” by Salazaar, Secretary of Interior.
As your constituent and taxpayer I reject establishing the “National Blueways System.” I urge you to vigorously interject in this endeavor on my behalf.
Your actions could STOP the Wildlands Project from destroying Private Property.i[i]
Please read this article so you can take action and understand the dyer action needed on your part. Private Property Assault: New Blueways and Wildlands Programs Could End Up In Omnibus ii[ii]
We anxiously await your reply.
THIS is a copy of letter from the House Western Caucasus to the Honorable Salazaar, Secretary of Interior.
We are contacting you regarding our serious concerns surrounding the disturbing trend by which the Department of the Interior (DOI) continues to bypass Congress, and the public, in establishing new federal designations and policies.
As you know, Congress expressed its serious reservations of the Wildlands designation through a Secretarial Order. The creation of that new federal designation was highly controversial, lacked transparency, and was legally questionable. Congress subsequently blocked funding for the Order. *However, you have never rescinded the controversial Order.*
On August 2, 2012 members of the Senate and House Western Caucuses sent you a letter expressing concerns regarding Bureau of Land Management Manuals 6310 and 6320, which mirrored the same rejected policies of Wildlands Secretarial Order 3310.
These manuals were crafted without public input or notice. These members asked you to withdraw these manuals, and set up a briefing for them. The manuals were not withdrawn, nor was the briefing request even acknowledged by your department. We would like to request once again, a briefing by DOI for our offices on the status of these BLM manuals.
Now it has come to our attention that on May 24 of last year, you signed Secretarial Order 3321 establishing the “National Blueways System.”
This system, according to the Secretarial Order would – “provide a new national emphasis on the unique value and significance of a‘headwaters to mouth’ approach to river management and create a mechanism to encourage stakeholders to integrate their land and water stewardship efforts by adopting a watershed approach.
The Order goes on further to state that it authorizes the establishment of an “intraagency National Blueways Committee to provideleadership, direction, and coordination to the National Blueways System.”
Despite the Order stating that “Nothing in this Order is intended to be the basis for the exercise of any new regulatory authority,” given the lack of transparency by Interior to date, this disclaimer
is of little comfort to communities that will be negatively impacted by a Blueways designation. In fact, the Order specifically injectsfederal agency policies and programs into the management of the designated watersheds when the Order states that: “Bureaus within Interior, to the extent permitted by law and consistent with their missions, policies, and resources, shall endeavor to align the execution of agency plans and implementation of agency programs to protect, restore, and enhance the natural, cultural, and/or recreational resources associated with designated National Blueways.”
According to the Order, it appears that any watershed in the United States could be designated without any vote in Congress and without proper public notice. The Order states that: “Following consideration of recommendations made by the Committee, the Secretary may designate the river and its associated watershed as a National Blueway that will become part of the National Blueways System.” Water is the lifeblood of our communities, and it should be managed for the benefit of the community in a transparent fashion. While water law varies by region, non-navigable water is managed by the states, not the federal government.
Any designation by a federal agency that directly or indirectly attempts to manage the non-navigable headwaters of many of ournation’s rivers, would be a usurpation of state authority.
We urge you to immediately withdraw Secretarial Order 3321. We also encourage you to bring proposals to Congress that are creating new land and water designations so that we may consider them through the normal committee process and with public transparency.
[i]To learn more about the Wildlands Project http://youtu.be/YVTGK1uYqJo 6 mins. ii[ii]http://www.rightsidenews.com/2013030632124/life-and-science/energy-and-environment/private-property-assault-new-blueways-and-wildlands-programs-could-end-up-in-omnibus.html