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Wed June 24, 2009
Bingaman to Receive Ansel Adams Award
By Evan Woodward
Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico's Senior Senator, Democrat Jeff Bingaman will receive the prestigious Ansel Adams Award from the Wilderness Society later today. As KRWG's Evan Woodward reports, Bingaman was selected for the award for his role in passing the Omnibus Public Lands Management Act of 2009, which passed in March and will protect more than two million acres of wilderness.