From the National Wildlife Federation:
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Here is what I had to say upon passage to our Vermont press:
“The Senate’s approval of this measure to use money from the oil spill to restore the Gulf resonates with hunters and anglers even in our state,” Eric Nuse said. “Many of our nation’s waterfowl spend a critical part of their lives on the Gulf Coast, which also supports a world-class fresh- and saltwater fishery, so it’s a region that matters to sportsmen and women in Vermont and nationally. A big thanks go to Senators Leahy and Sanders for recognizing that the Mississippi River Delta and the Gulf Coast are regions that are of vital importance to the outdoors heritage of our nation.” Nuse is a retired Game Warden and Executive Director of Orion-The Hunters' Institute living in Johnson, Vermont.