From: sturd on 19 Feb 2010 13:42
Check this out:
First one is the San Rafael Swell, one of my favorite places
Stolen from the BRC:
WHAT YOU NEED TO DO:
BRC'S THREE-STEP ACTION ITEM
STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO CONTACT YOUR LAWMAKERS:
NOTE: Please be polite and, if possible, make your comments as
personal as you can.
STEP 1: Click on the following link to go to BRC's Rapid Response
and in the "Contact Lawmakers"
box type your zip code and click GO. Click on your representative's
and then click on the Contact tab to locate their phone number.
Follow the same steps for each senator.
STEP 2: When you call, use the talking points below to help make your
Be brief and polite, but make sure the staff person understands you
new National Monuments.
STEP 3: Take just a minute to forward this alert to friends and
family and ask them
to do the same.
A recently obtained internal document from the Department of the
Interior (DOI) shows the Obama Administration is considering using the
Antiquities Act to designate National Monuments on 13 million acres of
public and private lands in 11 western states.
I am asking you to go on record as opposing any unilateral monument
designations by the Administration. Also, I want you to sponsor or
co-sponsor legislation that requires Congressional review of
Antiquities Act proclamations. This process should also allow for
State and local government as well as public input before any
designation takes place.
Given the economic crisis our nation is in today, this is not a good
use of my taxes.
Thank you for allowing me to express my concern.
Go fast. Take Chances.