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Old 09-15-2000, 11:03 PM
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RE:Combat Fishing

Crusty -

It sure is hard to find politicians that know how to make things really happen, eh? I guess for me the difference is that I see the promise in Babbitt, whereas I was scared sh*tless of Watt. Both Secretaries of the Interior, both mostly talk, both unable to change things dramatically - although in one case I am relieved and in the other I am somewhat disappointed.

In truth I only know of Babbitt's intentions, and do not have a record of <b>accomplishments</b> to go with those silver linings. I'd love to hear your perspectives, seeing as you are still in the hot bed of many environmental controversies - the pacific northwest. Owls, old growth, whale hunting, seals, salmon, dams, nuclear reservations, aluminum conglomerates, hydro power alliances... it's all mired in heated debates out in God's country.

Your comments inspire me to research the real record behind the talk. So anyone have the Elwha schedule handy?

take care,
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