Environmentalists on plan to shrink national monuments: See you in court

The leaked report from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke about shrinking or altering 10 national monuments and opening them to mining, drilling, increased grazing, logging, and other development spells trouble for the country’s open land. But many environmental groups are threatening legal challenges to these moves. According to a story in USA Today: Ben Schreiber, a […]

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Beware creeping corporate influence on national parks

I recently was lucky enough to travel to several national parks and national monuments in the Southwest, including Grand Canyon, Mesa Verde, and all five parks in Utah. We were awash in nature, beauty, and Native American culture. Everyone loves the national parks. For many, they are central to a beloved memory of a family […]

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