Tag: utah

Transparency Squad Update-May 2017

It’s no secret that WildEarth Guardians’ Climate and Energy Program is stepping up to enforce transparency under the Trump Administration. Using the Freedom of Information Act we’ve been exercising our right to know what our government is doing and why, and to share that information with the public. […]

Zinke: American Voices Don’t Count

In the wake of the announcement from President Trump’s Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, that he intends to “review” more than two dozen American National Monuments protected since 1996, people are understandably upset. After all, President Trump described the designation of these National Monuments as “abuses,” signaling […]

Zinke Releases National Monument Hit List

President Trump’s Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, today released his list of National Monuments he intends to dismantle. On the chopping block, more than 11 million acres of public lands in the American West.  These lands include the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah, Canyons of the […]

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 […]