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Resource ID: #8592
Subject: Federal Government
Source: Insight Magazine


Insight magazine reports on the widespread abuse of federal lands as a result of the exploitation of a mining law passed in 1872; documents cases of gross abuse, environmental degradation and personal enrichment by people who buy land for as little as $2.50 per acre; the federal government's Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service allow the mismanagement to continue, while wildlife habitat and Native American sacred sites are destroyed, June 10, 1991.

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