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Endangered landmarks in the U.S.

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Isn't the NEPA process supposed to encourage ways to mitigate such impacts??

-Ocmulgee Old Fields, Macon, Ga.: One-time home of the Muscogee Creek Indians is threatened by a proposed multilane highway.

-Zuni Salt Lake and Sanctuary Zone, Catron and Cibola counties, N.M.: Considered sacred by local Indian tribes, the lake and its surrounding area are threatened by plans to strip-mine coal and build a 44-mile rail line.
 

SGB

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Planderella said:
Isn't the NEPA process supposed to encourage ways to mitigate such impacts??
[/begin skepticism]

Perhaps under other U.S. federal administrations...

[/end skepticism]
 

BKM

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How can Las Vegas compete with this?

Wow: A vacation home on a unique geological formation has evolved into this:

"More recent buildings include the Heritage of the Sea, opening in 1990 displaying 200-foot sea creature engaged in a titanic struggle with a giant octopus and hundreds of model ships."
 

Chet

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Re: How can Las Vegas compete with this?

BKM said:
Wow: A vacation home on a unique geological formation has evolved into this:
Seriously, the place is F-ed up! The doll room is really creepy. Like some kind of Chucky movie.

Had to have been built by an obsessive complusive....
 

Wulf9

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NEPA only protects where there is federal ownership or money involved. And NEPA starts a Section 106 process which often ends in a "negotiated" settlement. "Negotiation" sometimes preserves and sometimes results in demolition.
 
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