No private use (including AG) of federal and state land will be allowed in the
subject area. When the rest of the threatened Sage Grouse species get listed
the same will apply over millions of federal and state land throughout the west.
We had better learn how to do with out the freedom to engage in private
activities on those lands. Many of us may even have to move away. You
conservationists will be allowed to stay.
During World War II and into the 1950’s and 60's, Monticello and
Southeast Utah underwent a uranium-mining boom. Monticello became the site for
the Vanadium Corporation of America's uranium processing mill. Aside from
the actual mill site, the Environmental Protection Agency found 424 contaminated
vicinity properties in the residential and commercial areas of Monticello, as
well as 34 contaminated properties on rural land downstream from the mill. It is
pretty evident that this land in the Monticello area has not and will not
support ground nesting birds like Sage Grous and Quail.
Strange that they never mentioned that Eagles and Crows are a major threat to
the Sage Grouse.
Would it be possible to put Humans on the endangered species list?
A very good example of why the State governemnt is the worst wards of the land
and why they should not be allowed to have controlling interests. Its not just
about the sage grouse, its about every thing and all wildlife and abusive users
of property that belongs to all 50 states of this nation. Utah is
not and independent nation and they are unwilling to be responsible about land
use. Utah has demonstrated how careless they are and that they only care about
money. Money is not a cure all for society or governemnt. Utah governemnt does
not care about people, land management, or property. The SL valley
is a prime example of poor land management and development. The only disaster
that has not hit the slopes of the valley is an earth quake which should sink
thousands of homes built in Sandy, West Jordan, Herriman, and Draper, the USGS
has zoned as no build zones for homes or industry. Home owners take it in the
shorts for governemnt contempt for the law.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Serviceswould love to and try and bring backthe dinosaurs if they thought it would tieUp land to stop any human
This action graphically illustrates the gross unfairness of the "green"
system we've allowed liberals to impose on us.The affected
grouse are said to have been wiped out [though those closest to the land would
argue that] by suboptimal land uses in all areas but those the FWS is trying now
to fence away. They'll prohibit or impact pretty much all reasonable uses
of the very lands that have been wisely used and carefully protected for
generations by the real people that live closest to them.Of course,
in liberal politics, no such good deed EVER goes unpunished. Back-East
bureaucrats see no irony, whatever, in their plan to inflict the ENTIRE brunt of
their overreaching, johnny-come-lately government intervention on the very best
stewards of the lands.It's just sad.