Tag Archives: Cascade-Siskiyou Monument

Oregon monument subject to Trump review order

Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument is one of 22 monuments that will be subject to a review by the federal government, according to a Friday news release from the U.S. Department of the Interior. Source: Oregon monument subject to Trump review order; Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument one of 22 being reviewed

Oregon monument could be reviewed by federal government

Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument meets criteria under Trump executive order More than 100,000 acres of protected scenic forestland along the Oregon-California border could be subject to a federal review that may affect its designation, thanks to a recent presidential proclamation. Source: Oregon monument could be reviewed by federal government; Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument meets criteria under Trump […]
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Trump Order Could Affect Hanford, Cascade-Siskiyou National Monuments

President Trump issued an executive order Wednesday that could foreshadow changes to two national monuments in Oregon and Washington. Trump’s order calls for the secretary of interior to review several monuments with an eye toward changing them “back on track to manage our federal lands in accordance with traditional multiple use,” said Interior Secretary Ryan […]
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Oregon officials split reaction to Trump monuments review

Walden hails move; Democrats back Cascade-Siskiyou Oregon’s lone Republican congressman hailed President Trump’s executive order Wednesday directing a review of national monument designations over the past 21 years, while Oregon’s Democratic leadership defended President Obama’s January order expanding the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. Source: Oregon officials split reaction to Trump monuments review – KTVZ

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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