In the United States, about 94 percent of our total land has already been domesticated by a dense network of roads and highways.
The Clinton administration has proposed a new policy for our public lands. The policy, to be issued sometime in the next month, would protect the remaining large roadless areas in national forests, some of the last islands of wildernesslike parcels (about 43 million acres), and save taxpayers millions of dollars. But is it good public policy to prohibit road building on these remnants of our frontier, the Christian Science Monitor asks?
Thanks to Chris Steins
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