Posted by: Sandy Steinman | July 29, 2017

Trump Plan Could Open Giant Sequoia Monument To Logging 

The Guardian reports

As part of the Trump administration’s determination to roll back regulation and open public land to private industry, the interior secretary, Ryan Zinke, is currently undertaking a review of more than two dozen national monuments declared since the 1990s. The stated goal of the review is to reboot extractive industries such as mining and logging. Supporters of the Giant Sequoia monument fear a unique ecosystem is at risk from timber industry advocates who would peel back protections.

Read full story at Trump plan could open Giant Sequoia monument to logging | Environment | The Guardian

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