Tag Archives: Cascade-Siskiyou Monument

Wyden, Merkley chide Zinke over monument report

Oregon’s two Democratic U.S. senators Wednesday pushed back against the still-unreleased Trump administration report recommending downsizing of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, citing inaccuracies and lack of transparency in its development. In a Wednesday letter to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley said the Trump administration has yet to […]
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Counties, timber group want to resume Cascade-Siskiyou litigation

  Groups representing Oregon counties and timber companies want to resume litigation against the federal government’s expansion of the Cascade-Sisikiyou National Monument. However, a federal judge is delaying proceedings in the two lawsuits until Dec. 1 to give the Trump administration more time to consider scaling back the monument’s size.  

Wyden and Merkley still in the dark on plan to shrink Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

More than a month after a draft plan from the Trump administration to shrink the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument leaked, Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley said they have yet to be briefed about the plan. Source: Wyden and Merkley still in the dark on plan to shrink Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument | OregonLive.com

Guest column: Maintain the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

Thank you for your Sept. 20 editorial “Cascade-Siskiyou should be shrunk,” which concludes with these sentences: “Unlike his predecessors, Zinke clearly sees the value of keeping public land open to the public and assuring that earlier promises such as those given when the O&C Lands were set aside in 1937 be honored. It’s difficult to […]
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Editorial: Monument battle a tangled web of claims – Opinion

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s memo to President Donald Trump recommending that the president modify 10 national monuments created by his predecessors, including shrinking the boundaries of four, is fraught with factual errors and may be on shaky legal ground. Any attempt by the administration to change the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument is sure to trigger a […]
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Monuments in danger | Opinion |

Zinke dismisses public support for protection News that the Cascade-­Siskiyou National Monument in Southern Oregon is one of four being targeted for reduction by the Trump administration is bad news not just for Oregonians, but for Americans beyond the state’s borders. Source: Monuments in danger | Opinion | Eugene, Oregon

Zinke recommendation to cut Cascade-Siskiyou questioned

One of the people who was behind the creation of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument says Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s recommendation to President Donald Trump recommending downsizing it has several errors. Source: Zinke recommendation to cut Cascade-Siskiyou questioned

Leaked Memo Suggests Shrinking Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

New details about a proposal to shrink the size and loosen protections for Oregon’s Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument are being greeted with anger and dismay by opponents. Oregon’s Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument is on the short list of wild lands that President Trump’s administration wants to shrink. New details about the recommendations by President Trump’s interior secretary […]
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Zinke’s plan to shrink monument appalling. | Editorial

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that four large national monuments in the West be reduced in size, potentially opening up hundreds of thousands of acres of land revered for natural beauty and historical significance to mining, logging and other development. The Interior Secretary’s plan would scale back Oregon’s Cascade-Siskiyou. Source: Zinke’s plan to shrink […]
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Interior chief urges shrinking 4 national monuments in West

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that four large national monuments in the West be reduced in size, potentially opening up hundreds of thousands of acres of land revered for natural beauty and historical significance to mining, logging and other development. Zinke’s recommendation, revealed in a leaked memo submitted to the White House, prompted an […]
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