Federal negotiators are nearing an agreement to devote billions of dollars during the next six years to acquire lands threatened by development.
"The compromise, put forward by House Democrats, envisions the creation of a lands-trust fund from which Congress could allocate as much as $1.4 billion each year. The White House, which lent technical support to developing the plan, was hesitant Thursday night to publicly endorse it. But if adopted, the measure would be a major step toward the goals set by President Clinton in his budget."
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