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The Latest On: National Monuments

July 2, 2018 | Feature

Monumental Discoveries

Scientists are unearthing amazing dinosaurs in a national monument targeted by Trump.

June 26, 2018 | Legal Document

Earthjustice DOI Transparency Lawsuit

Earthjustice filed suit on behalf of the Sierra Club and Friends of the Earth in federal court in the Northern District of California to pry loose suspected new agency guidelines around transparency at the Department of Interior put in place under Secretary Ryan Zinke.

June 25, 2018 | Legal Document

Earthjustice FOIA national monuments record #2

Forwarded email dated July 05, 2017 from Senior Advisor of DOI Doug Domenech re: Subject line: "From American Samoa" attachment "03.07.17_ltr_to_potus_re_monuments.pdf"

June 25, 2018 | Legal Document

Earthjustice FOIA national monuments record #1

Email dated June 08, 2017 re: documents for the monument reviews - a draft economic report on Bears Ears, and a draft interim report on the overall review process.

April 16, 2018 | Blog Post

Trump’s Monumental Deception Unravels

Thousands of pages of Interior Department documents show that mining and drilling interests were at the center of Trump’s attack on national monuments.

February 18, 2018 | In the News: The Hill

Trump’s National Monument Rollbacks Take Effect

Heidi McIntosh, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: “The most important immediate change is that the lands will once again be available for mining prospectors to get out on federal public lands and stake mining claims.”

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