Protect Environmentally Sensitive Land
(H. Amdt. 184 to H.R. 1947)
Date:June 19, 2013
Issue:Ensuring Healthy Soil & Clean Water: Healthy Soil: the Root of Good Food
179 votes for
242 votes against
The Right Vote Was a Yes Vote
The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts with farmers to take environmentally sensitive land out of production and to plant with cover crops such as clover. This amendment would have required 20 percent of the land enrolled in CRP to be set aside for effective conservation practices and allow states and local communities to target local concerns regarding sensitive lands.
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