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Commissioners Stand Against '30 x 30'

The Cheyenne County Commissioners took a formal stand against the part of President Joe Biden's Executive Order 14008 known as the “30 x 30” program.

In late April, the commissioners discussed the proposal during a commission meeting. The concern included the impact on privately-owned land and potential impact on local tax revenues.

The 30 x 30 plan is an effort to have 30 percent of land in a conservation program, “at least 30 percent of the lands and waters in the United States by 2030.”

In the May 5 meeting of the county commissioners, county attorney Paul Schaub presented a resolution stat...


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