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We have to preserve it and use it sustainably. And the short-term use of resources at the destruction of the long-term heritage of this country is not a policy that we can pursue. Bruce Babbitt#Country 61
Bruce Babbitt#Country 61
The Northwest is in better shape than it was eight years ago. Bruce Babbitt#Eight 52
Bruce Babbitt#Eight 52
It is like living in a wilderness of mirrors. No fact goes unchallenged. Bruce Babbitt#Fact 48
Bruce Babbitt#Fact 48
I grew up in the West, grew up on the land, was educated as a geologist. And I came here with a vision of what it is we ought to be doing. Bruce Babbitt#Came 46
Bruce Babbitt#Came 46
Well, what I tried to do is simply to get out on the land. And when I came to Washington, I think one of the mistakes we made early on was kind of having an ideological dispute up in the Congress. Bruce Babbitt#Came 40
Bruce Babbitt#Came 40
We had kind of a rocky start, but I spent a lot of time working with the President and handing him statistics and showing him what we were doing as we went along and kind of saying to him, you know, this is really important. Bruce Babbitt#Handing 40
Bruce Babbitt#Handing 40
Well, I think breathing life into the Endangered Species Act, taking those wolves back into Yellowstone, restoring the salmon in the rivers of the Pacific Northwest. Bruce Babbitt#Act 20
Bruce Babbitt#Act 20
Protecting all this land, working with the President to establish all these monuments, to, you know… I think the President has a land protection record that's second to no one in this century, maybe Teddy Roosevelt. Bruce Babbitt#Uncategorized 19
Bruce Babbitt#Uncategorized 19
Look, this job has always been a crucible of conflict. Bruce Babbitt#Conflict 15
Bruce Babbitt#Conflict 15
Well, I actually wrote her a letter a couple of days ago congratulating her. The tone I tried to convey in the letter is, look, you are a part of a great American historical process. Bruce Babbitt#American 10
Bruce Babbitt#American 10
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