Tag Archives: Cascade-Siskiyou Monument

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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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. The federal government unlawfully expanded the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument onto public land that’s dedicated to timber production, according to a lawsuit by 17 Oregon counties. Source: Legality of […]
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Oregon Counties Sue Federal Government Over Cascade-Siskiyou Expansion

In his last days in office, President Obama expanded the Cascade-Siskiyou National monument on the Oregon-California border. Now, a group of counties that gets revenue from logging lands within the monument boundaries is suing the federal government. Source: Oregon Counties Sue Federal Government Over Cascade-Siskiyou Expansion . News | OPB

Guest Opinion: Grateful for expanded monument

As residents of Southern Oregon and Northern California, we are fortunate to live in one of the most biologically diverse regions in North America. Fortunately for us, and for all Americans, in June 2000 President Bill Clinton established the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, using the congressionally vested power of the Antiquities Act, to protect the natural […]
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