PUBLIC LANDS: Obama signs first wilderness bill in 5 years Jessica Estepa, E&E reporter Published: Thursday, March 13, 2014 For the first time since 2009, President Obama today signed a wilderness bill into law. Please subscribe to E&ENews PM to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.