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Certain members of Congress are trying to pass The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act (H.R. 1581/S. 1087) in order to make way for industrialization in wilderness areas that have been protected for decades.

If this legislation passes, much of California's remote land, including its beautiful Sierra Nevada mountain range, will be open for industrial expansion. This means that developers will now have the option to build businesses, roads, mines, and logging ventures — thereby endangering countless species of plants and animals that exist in the mountains, forests, and deserts in this area.

Protected for decades against industrialization, this stretch of land is now in grave danger. Urge President Obama to reject H.R. 1581 should it reach his desk.

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Dear President Obama,

I am very concerned about a piece of legislation that is currently circulating through Congress. The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act (H.R. 1581/S. 1087) would open up some 60 million acres of American forest, mountain, and desert land that has been protected for decades against commercial industrialization.

There are individuals in Congress who would like to see this land decimated and overrun with lucrative ventures such as logging, mining, and commercial business.

But we cannot put a price on this precious land. Making way for industrialization will no doubt threaten the survival of all plant and animal species that live there.

If H.R. 1581 should pass and reach your desk for final signing, I kindly ask that you reject the proposal and take a stand toward protecting our untouched wilderness.

Thank you for your consideration on this important matter.

Petition Signatures


Apr 21, 2018 Sabrena Adams
Apr 15, 2018 Audrey Glenski
Apr 14, 2018 sandra Zaninovich
Apr 14, 2018 Lori Nightingale
Apr 14, 2018 Teresa Barquet
Apr 14, 2018 Paul Carver
Apr 12, 2018 Donna Arnold
Apr 12, 2018 Kristine Richter
Apr 11, 2018 Lisa vasta
Apr 10, 2018 Sandy Lynch
Apr 10, 2018 Deb Stimax
Apr 9, 2018 Kathy Shimata
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Apr 5, 2018 Erin McCarty
Apr 5, 2018 Maureen Wheeler
Apr 3, 2018 Monika Saluter
Apr 2, 2018 Lynette Notte
Mar 31, 2018 Mary Smith
Mar 29, 2018 Julie Hansen
Mar 29, 2018 dorian canalizo
Mar 28, 2018 ISABEL CERVERA
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Mar 27, 2018 Angelita Ritz
Mar 27, 2018 Susan Hodgson
Mar 26, 2018 Gina Lippa
Mar 26, 2018 Martha Jaquith
Mar 25, 2018 Erin Sackmann
Mar 25, 2018 Karla Taylor
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Mar 25, 2018 Mona Baldwin
Mar 25, 2018 Pam Sheeler
Mar 25, 2018 Richard Rheder
Mar 25, 2018 Axa Tolonen
Mar 25, 2018 Fabian Müller
Mar 24, 2018 Joann Henderson
Mar 24, 2018 Tim Eaton
Mar 22, 2018 Susan Hopf
Mar 22, 2018 Kate Ravenstein
Mar 20, 2018 Lisa Delabre
Mar 19, 2018 Candice C
Mar 19, 2018 Susan Harmon
Mar 19, 2018 Maria Arteaga
Mar 18, 2018 Ellen Schoenfeld
Mar 18, 2018 carri perani-welsh
Mar 18, 2018 Belinda Marrinan
Mar 17, 2018 Diane Summerville
Mar 17, 2018 Birgit Conlen
Mar 15, 2018 Lorri MacQueen
Mar 14, 2018 Jackie Nichols
Mar 13, 2018 Helen Smylie

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