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The Latest On: National Monuments

April 2, 2019 | Legal Document

Legal Document: Federal Judge Upholds Expansion of Ecological Wonder Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

A federal judge rejects Murphy Timber’s challenge to President Obama’s expansion of Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in 2017. The judge rules there was no dispute that President Obama acted within his authority when expanding the national monument and that there was no irreconcilable conflict between the Antiquities Act and the Oregon and California Lands Act.

March 12, 2019 | In the News: Associated Press

Trump’s National Monument Changes Return to Spotlight

Heidi McIntosh, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice Rocky Mountain office: the lack of an outcome for so many monuments “raises questions if this was really about abuses they saw in monument designations or whether it was really more of a political deal that he had made with the Utah senators?”

November 15, 2018 | Feature

Insider Briefing: After the Elections, What Comes Next?

Earthjustice Policy & Legislative staff discuss the results of the 2018 midterm election and what they mean for our environment, our health, and the future of our planet; what comes next in the fight to defend our democracy; and the public’s ability to seek justice in a court of law.

October 22, 2018 | Feature

Insider Briefing: Meet Abigail Dillen

New President Abigail Dillen discusses her vision for Earthjustice’s future as the organization battles the assault on environmental safeguards and pushes for a rapid shift to 100% clean energy.

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