Vicious anti-conservation Alaskan removes himself from key public lands committee post to avoid his Party booting him–
Young had been chair of the committee when the Republicans controlled the House. Since 2007 he has been the ranking minority member. Stories about his hatred of conservationists, including fellow members of the committee like George Miller (D-CA, are legendary.
Story in Politico. Young Steps down from committee post . By John Breshnahan.