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Shannon Avery Hughes

Climate Guardian at WildEarth Guardians, based in Denver. Working to keep coal in the ground and transition the United States to a more sustainable energy economy.

JD/LL.M., University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2016
B.A., Indiana University, 2009

These Are Our National Monuments

In case you missed it, on April 26, Trump issued an executive order requiring Secretary Zinke to review national monuments that were set aside for public use under the 1906 Antiquities Act. The order, which appears to affect 25 existing national monuments, is sure to spark an intense political and legal battle. The Antiquities Act gives presidents […]