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April 25, 2015

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Letter to the editor:

Gold Butte could be a gold mine

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I want to commend the Outside Las Vegas Foundation for its editorial encouraging protection of Gold Butte.

Providing federal protection to Gold Butte will bring resources and attention to the area, making it even more accessible to hunters, campers, off-roaders, nature enthusiasts and out-of-state visitors.

A recent Outdoor Industry report revealed that outdoor recreation in Nevada is responsible for $14.9 billion in revenue and 148,000 jobs. A special designation for Gold Butte will expand our opportunities.

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  1. Nothing will happen with Gold Butte until the Inspector General for the Bureau of Land Management completes its review and report on the land deal with Miliam and the City of Henderson that went bad. The deal smells rancid and political appointees at the highest level of government may be the reason.

    Carmine D

  2. More of the same "yada yada yada" from the right before any decision is made.

    I thought the intent of right wingers was to create jobs, not complain about creating them.

  3. What did I tell you about thinking Vernos!

    Carmine D