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Subject:  Re: West Is Best: Protected Lands Promote Jobs.. Date:  12/4/2012  6:18 PM
Author:  SeattlePioneer Number:  46570 of 73725

<<Heck, I was in Seattle over the summer spending money go to Mount Ranier, Olyimpic National Park, >>

If it were Mt Rainier and Olympic National Park, I agree it wouldn't be much of an issue.

But tens of thousands of family wage job were lost in the woods an mills, sacrificed on the environmental alter of the Spotted Owl. Two hydroelectric dams in Washington State and another in Oregon have been destroyed in the past year. Environmentalists made a run at digging up four major dams on the Snake River in Washington during the Clinton administration, and are busily working to get the courts to order their destruction.

Then there's the North Cascades National Park, where environmentalists are working to hav