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House OKs land/rivers bill preserving 1 million acres – much of it in LA County – Daily News

A bill to protect more than 1 million acres of public land and 500 miles of rivers in the state, including more than 400,000 acres in three Southern California counties, was passed by the US House of Representatives in a bipartisan vote on Friday.

The American Wilderness and Public Land Conservation Act, or HR 803, was adopted by 227-200 votes, with eight Republicans voting “yes” with 219 Democrats. Rep. Mike Garcia of R-Santa Clarita was the only Republican in the state to vote in favor of the bill.

House OKs land/rivers bill preserving 1 million acres – much of it in LA County – Daily News Source link House OKs land/rivers bill preserving 1 million acres – much of it in LA County – Daily News

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