Hundreds of thousands of people have weighed in on whether Utah's new Bears Ears National Monument should be preserved, downsized or rescinded. The U.S. Interior Department closed Monday a two-month … Click to Continue »
Interior Secretary Zinke wants to gut new national monuments. Tell him how you feel about that.
In May, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke visited the wind-carved red rock of Utah’s Bears Ears National Monument. But when he looked out over the vista, it’s not clear that he saw all the value the expansive landscape had to offer. Zinke...Show More Summary
Recently released public comments from Utah residents show an overwhelming majority—88 percent—support preserving the monument's status
WASHINGTON – Following Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s announcement today of recommendations that would undermine Bears Ears National Monument in Utah – reducing the size of the monument and altering the current management paradigm –...Show More Summary
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"It sets a precedent for the review of all the monuments," said Beth Casoni, executive director of the Massachusetts Lobstermen's Association Inc. Continue reading ? The post Proposed downsizing of Bears Ears National Monument draws mixed reactions appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
From the moment in April that Donald Trump put a 45-day deadline on a report on the Bears Ears National Monument, it was obvious that a skimpy document the likes of the draft that Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke released Monday would...Show More Summary
Following Ryan Zinke’s announcement of recommendations that would undermine Bears Ears National Monument in Utah, BHA offered the following response. This post BHA Responds to Interior Attempt to Unravel National Monuments appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
Interior secretary Ryan Zinke urges president to shrink 1.3m-acre national monument as administration continues push against federal public lands The two bluffs known as Bears Ears at sunset in the Bears Ears national monument. Donald Trump’s interior secretary is seeking to shrink the monument. Photograph: George Frey/Getty Images
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke released his interim report yesterday on Bears Ears National Monument, recommending that President Trump re-draw the monument’s boundaries. Secretary Zinke’s report misreads both the Antiquities Act andShow More Summary
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said he's committed to make sure Native American culture is preserved on the Bears Ears site. But several tribal leaders balked at that characterization, saying they consider the idea to be an attempt to temper their criticism. Show More Summary
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to downsize the new Bears Ears National Monument in Utah was applauded by the state's top Republican leaders but marked a stinging setback for a … Click to Continue »
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Ryan Franz down climbs from the summit of Bridger Jack Butte to access a rappel station in April 2015. The King of Pain pinnacle is in the background. The area is part of the Bears Ears National Monument designated by outgoing President Barack Obama on December 28, 2016. Show More Summary
Whether the new monument, considered sacred to Native Americans, should be abolished or reduced is the first part of a review of national monuments under an executive order by President Trump.
Ryan Zinke’s proposal for the Utah conservation area is being watched closely as an indicator of how the Trump administration will treat public lands.
After a 45-day review period, the Secretary of the Interior advised President Trump to redraw the boundary of the controversial national monument—a decision that will almost definitely be tested in court
The report comes after an executive order to review monuments on federal land
Secretary Zinke claimed the current boundaries of the monument did not mesh with the intent of the Antiquities Act.