Posted by: Sandy Steinman | August 25, 2017

Interior Secretary Proposes Shrinking Four National Monuments 

The New York Times reports

BEARS EARS NATIONAL MONUMENT, Utah — Parts of this sprawling region of red-rock canyons and at least three other national monuments would lose their strict protection and could be reopened for new mining or drilling under proposals submitted to President Trump by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Thursday, according to congressional aides and others who have been briefed on the report.

Read full article at Interior Secretary Proposes Shrinking Four National Monuments 

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