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IdahoPTV studio hosts NewsHour wilderness rules discussion

August 04 2004 by Peter Morrill

The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer recently examined new wilderness rules announced by the Secretary of Agriculture Ann Veneman. Joining in the live nationwide broadcast discussion conducted by correspondent Ray Suarez was Idaho Governor Dirk Kempthorne from the IdahoPTV studios in Boise and Governor Ted Kulongoski of Oregon. The segment centered around the announcement that the Bush administration is going to allow governors to petition the federal government to permit logging and road development on federal lands which President Clinton had protected from construction. The segment can be viewed at the NewsHour website at www.pbs.org

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