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The Latest On: National Monuments

July 12, 2017 | Letter

Letter to DOJ & Opposing Counsel Regarding Sec. Zinke's Visit to Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

From Earthjustice and Western Environmental Law Center. "It is disturbing that the Secretary has planned several meetings with parties opposed to the Monument’s expansion and who have engaged in litigation challenging the expansion, without public notice to organizations and entities that support the Monument, including Senator Wyden, Senator Merkley, and Governor Brown."

July 11, 2017 | Video

Trading Fossils For Fossil Fuels

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument may hold the key to the disappearance of the dinosaurs. But Trump wants to trade these fossils for fossil fuel.

June 20, 2017 | Blog Post

Don’t Close the Door on a Climate Refuge

The Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument can serve as a vital ecological refuge for many species as the climate changes—but only if it’s protected.

June 18, 2017 | Feature

National Monuments At Risk

An executive order jeopardizes 27 national monuments—and the public lands law that safeguards all national monuments, present and future: the Antiquities Act of 1906. Here's what you can do.

June 16, 2017 | In the News: Living On Earth

Shrinking Bears Ears

Tracy Coppola, Senior Legislative Counsel, Earthjustice: "There are industry interests that are chomping at the bit to tear apart this land. Certainly, what the president and his administration wasn't looking at was, all the folks on the ground and of course the historic partnership of the intertribal coalition that wanted to see this land protected."

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