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Well, I think breathing life into the Endangered Species Act, taking those wolves back into Yellowstone, restoring the salmon in the rivers of the Pacific Northwest.
 

Well, it's not a pleasant experience. And it's a terribly political process, because that thing was initiated by the Congress and by, you know, our adversaries in the Congress.
 

Well, what I tried to do is simply to get out on the land. And when I came to Washington, I think one of the mistakes we made early on was kind of having an ideological dispute up in the Congress.
 

What I finally did in 1995 was I said, I'm going to get out of this town and I'm going to go out West.
 

What we've proven is that you can protect the environment, use it wisely and grow the economy and that there is no conflict between the two.
 


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