Seldom Heard Quotes Made by Environmental Leaders Part 1.2

“We must…reclaim the roads and the plowed land, halt dam construction, tear down existing dams, free shackled rivers, and return to wilderness millions and tens of millions of [acres of] presently settled land.”

David Foreman, Founder of Earth First, 1987, Ecodefense: A Field Guide to Monkeywrenching

 If you don’t believe he means what he says, he pleaded guilty to charges of leading a ring that plotted to sabotage the Palo Verde nuclear generating station west of Phoenix, AZ and the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant near Denver, CO.

Returning tens of millions of acres of presently settled land can only be interpreted as our cities and homes.

Who will be the first volunteer to tear down his own house?