Tag Archives: Cascade-Siskiyou Monument

Cascade-Siskiyou expansion: Who makes our nation’s laws, the president or Congress? (Guest opinion)

Presidents of the United States, regardless of political party, should always follow the law. Separation of powers is the founding principle of our Constitution. Law Professor Michael Blumm’s guest opinion in The Oregonian/OregonLive (“A misguided attack on the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument,” April 4) offers a different argument: Presidents should follow the law when it fits […]
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A misguided attack on the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument (Opinion)

President Obama’s expansion of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument was a long time coming. In 2000, President Clinton designated the monument as the first and only national monument whose purpose was to protect an area of outstanding biological diversity Source: A misguided attack on the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument (Opinion) | OregonLive.com

Nearly doubling Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument sets up battle

To rancher Lee Bradshaw, the presidential order nearly doubling the size of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument was both shocking and predictable. Ever since the original 53,000 acres of public land were designated as a monument in 2000, there had been whispers about enlarging it.   Source: Nearly doubling Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument sets up battle – […]
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Timber group files suit against monument expansion

A timber-industry group has joined the growing list of entities asking the federal courts to invalidate last fall’s near-doubling of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. The American Forest Resource Council filed suit Friday in federal court claiming President Barack Obama illegally used the Antiquities Act to add thousands of acres of O&C Act lands in the […]
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Judge Rules Environmental Groups Can Intervene In Cascade-Siskiyou Lawsuit

A federal judge in Medford, Oregon, ruled Tuesday that several environmental groups can intervene in a lawsuit aimed at preventing the expansion the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in southern Oregon. Source: Judge Rules Environmental Groups Can Intervene In Cascade-Siskiyou Lawsuit . News | OPB

Enviros seeks to defend Cascade-Siskiyou expansion

Environmental groups have filed petitions to allow them to defend last month’s expansion of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in federal court, saying they can’t rely on the federal agencies nor the Trump administration to defend their interests in keeping the expansion intact. The motions request to allow the Soda Mountain Wilderness Council and other groups […]
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Our View: Lawsuit pits timber against antiquities

A lawsuit by two timber companies seeking to block the expansion of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument may or may not succeed, but it might resolve one burning question regarding O&C timber lands and the federal act that governs their management. President Barack Obama, in one of his last acts as president, used the Antiquities Act […]
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Two lumber companies sue over monument expansion

Two lumber companies filed a lawsuit Friday challenging the legality of President Barack Obama’s expansion of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument during his last days in office. Source: Two lumber companies sue over monument expansion | Local News | heraldandnews.com

Legality of Cascade-Siskiyou expansion challenged

A lawsuit by 17 Oregon counties challenging the expansion of the Cascade-Siskiyou national monument claims the expansion will effectively prohibit logging on 35,000 acres of BLM forests. Source: Legality of Cascade-Siskiyou expansion challenged – Oregon – Capital Press

Counties sue to overturn monument expansion

The Association of O&C Counties (AOCC) has sued the federal government to overturn a presidential proclamation that expanded the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. Filed Monday in federal court in Washington, D.C., the suit claims former President Barack Obama did not have the authority to include roughly 48,000 acres of designated timberland in the expansion, which affected […]
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