We reaffirm that standards stated in our Land Use position apply to the waterway. We further support:
1. Free public access at appropriate intervals along the waterway;
2. Activities along the waterway should be non-polluting of land, water, and air;
3. Businesses near the waterway should be compatible with enjoyment of it.
1. the premise that land is a finite resource and that land ownership, whether public or private, carries responsibility for stewardship;
2. land use planning and zoning that reflects conservation and wise management of resources;
3. identification and protection of areas of critical concern, including wetlands, shore lands, and unique scenic, historical and cultural sites;
4. acquisition of land for public use;
5. review of environmental, social, and economic impacts of major public and private developments including the Keweenaw National Historical Park, local historic districts, proposed parks and the U.S. 41 corridor; and
6. citizen access to the land use planning process.
The League of Women Voters of Idaho supports comprehensive land-use planning for Idaho; supports local planning within state guidelines and with state assistance; supports citizen participation and consideration of the public’s interest in land-use decisions.
The League of Women Voters of Idaho supports state legislation mandating the Worker and Community's right to know concerning hazardous materials; supports state efforts to ensure public safety and the protection of the environment in the transportation of hazardous materials.
The Leauge of Women Voters of Idaho supports regional energy planning, supports demand-side management (conservation) as a significant source of additional energy, supports a least-cost plan for acquisition of additional generation and transmission resources.
The League of Women Voters of Idaho supports minimum stream flows; support for comprehensive planning on a basin-wide basis for conservation, development, and management; supports an inventory of water resources within the basin.
After public information sessions were held in the early summer of 2019, and as the public comment deadline was set to end, both the US Navy and Northrop- Grumman each submitted their own views on the State of New York’s plan to clean up the