Natural Resources

Natural Resources

Promote an environment beneficial to life through the protection and wise management of natural resources in the public interest.

Position

The League supports treatment of a river basin, coordination of actions of governmental agencies, protection of flood plains from misuse and filling, elimination of water pollution and evaluation of the need for improvements.
Environment
Event Date: 
Mar 6 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Event location: 

Joe Buscaino’s office, San Pedro Harbor District Office

 

Fire Drill Fridays Comes to Wilmington in the Los Angeles Harbor Area!

Position

WATER POLICY IN RHODE ISLAND

Position

LAND USE POLICY IN RHODE ISLAND
News

Insight on today’s most pressing issues.

Let’s Talk About events are 90-minute forums designed to provide you with a welcoming space to learn about and discuss local and global issues that are often difficult to talk about.

Communicating with Elected Officials
Event Date: 
Mar 7 2020 - 11:30am
Event location: 

Clinton Community Library

Learn how to communicate effectively with your state and local legislators and make yourself heard on issues important to you.

Position

We reaffirm that standards stated in our Land Use position apply to the waterway. We further support: 1. Free public access at appropriate intervals along the waterway; 2. Activities along the waterway should be non-polluting of land, water, and air; 3. Businesses near the waterway should be compatible with enjoyment of it.

Position

1. the premise that land is a finite resource and that land ownership, whether public or private, carries responsibility for stewardship; 2. land use planning and zoning that reflects conservation and wise management of resources; 3. identification and protection of areas of critical concern, including wetlands, shore lands, and unique scenic, historical and cultural sites; 4. acquisition of land for public use; 5. review of environmental, social, and economic impacts of major public and private developments including the Keweenaw National Historical Park, local historic districts, proposed parks and the U.S. 41 corridor; and 6. citizen access to the land use planning process.

Position

The League of Women Voters of Idaho supports comprehensive land-use planning for Idaho; supports local planning within state guidelines and with state assistance; supports citizen participation and consideration of the public’s interest in land-use decisions.

Position

The League of Women Voters of Idaho supports state legislation mandating the Worker and Community's right to know concerning hazardous materials; supports state efforts to ensure public safety and the protection of the environment in the transportation of hazardous materials.

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