Michael@Mizzou1.Missouri.edu A.@Mizzou1.Missouri.edu VincentDr.@Mizzou1.Missouri.edu Michael@Mizzou1.Missouri.edu A.@Mizzou1.Missouri.edu Vincent@Mizzou1.Missouri.edu, Curator TEL: 513-529-2755
VINCENMA at CASMAIL.MUOHIO.EDU
Tue Apr 25 10:00:43 CDT 1995
DATE: Mon, 24 Apr 95 14:39:38 PDT
Reply-to: consbio at u.washington.edu
From: Alan McGowen <amcgowen at hposl02.cup.hp.com>
To: consbio at u.washington.edu
Cc: amcgowen at hposl02.cup.hp.com
Subject: Veto emergency
> The House and Senate have passed the so-called Gorton Rider to the
>Recission bill. The rider requires the US Forest Service to sell SIX
>BILLION BOARD FEET of timber off our national forests in the next two
>and SUSPENDS ALL ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS AND JUDICIAL PROCESS with regards
> This bill will mean the end of the last roadless areas throughout the
>west, particularly in the Rocky Mountain states and the likely end to
>ancient forests in the Pacific Northwest with some exceptions.
> The bill was written by Slade Gorton of Washington state, a timber
>industry hack who admited taking $34,000 in campaign donations from the
>timber industry last year.
>HELP HELP HELP:
>1> The last hope is a veto from President Clinton. Please write
>and ask him to veto the Recision Bill because of the forest killing
>amendment. Short messages are best. E mail and US mail and even phone
>to the White House are all urgently needed. This is the most important
>forest issue of the last two decades.
>E mail address = president at whitehouse.gov
>1600 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington D.C. 20510
>2> Call your representative and ask them to tell Clinton to veto the
>Recission bill unless the forest killer amendment is stripped from it.
>Other state residents, capitol switchboard = 202 225 3121.
>3> write letters to the editor and call your newspaper urging them to
>an editorial on the subject soon. If you want more detail contact me or
>call 202 686-5888.
> Please help now. This is not business as usual. Please forward this
>message widely. Please act. We need new voices in the fight for our
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Dr. Michael A. Vincent, Curator TEL: 513-529-2755
W.S. Turrell Herbarium (MU) FAX: 513-529-4243
Department of Botany
Oxford, Ohio 45056 USA
Email: Vincenma at .MUOhio.edu
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