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The Latest On: National Monuments

September 27, 2018 | Legal Document

Uinta Basin Lease Challenge

This case challenges the Bureau of Land Management’s (“BLM”) decisions to issue 121 oil and gas leases covering 117,720.59 acres in northwest Colorado and northeast Utah without considering how the air pollution from developing the leases will adversely impact public health, the environment, and treasured public lands like Dinosaur National Monument.

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 | Article

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.

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