Main provisions of the House bill calling for a $45 billion, 15-year conservation spending fund that would spend $3 billion a year:
--$1 billion for impact assistance for coastal areas to mitigate beach erosion, restore wetlands and conserve other coastal ecosystems.
--$900 million for federal and state public land purchases. Money is divided equally between state and federal government.
--$350 million for wildlife conservation. Includes money for protection of both game and non-game wildlife.
--$125 million for urban parks and recreation programs.
--$100 million for preservation of historic places.
--$200 million for protection and restoration of Indian lands and resources.
--$150 million for conservation easements to help ranchers, farmers and other landowners avoid selling to developers; also money for incentives to protect endangered species.
--$200 million for payment to local communities to make up for lost taxes when property is set aside.
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