While accepting a conservation award for his work in natural resource policy, U.S. Representative George Miller, D-Calif. lassoed the chance to comment on the way the federal government approaches water.
“The Bureau of Reclamation has to reinvent itself,” he said. “It has to address the future in an innovative way and not be tied so strongly to the past.” According to the Salt Lake Tribune, Miller used his award speech to criticize the Bush Administration’s neglect of science and to campaign for more conscious, fact-based use of the Colorado River.
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Source: The Salt Lake Tribune