16th June 2009
Today, June 16, Rep. DeFazio (D-OR) and Sen. Wyden (D-OR) introduced companion bills, H.R. 2888 and S. 1272, designating the 29,650-acre Devil's Staircase Wilderness. The bills also protect Franklin and Wasson Creeks as Wild Rivers.
The bills will be referred to House Natural Resources Committee and the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.