Tag Archives: National Monuments

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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Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument should shrink in size, Interior Secretary tells Trump: report

Southern Oregon’s Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument is one of four federally protected areas that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended President Trump scale back in size, according to a copy of a government report obtained by The Washington Post. Source: Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument should shrink in size, Interior Secretary tells Trump: report | OregonLive.com

Land use’s biggest voice soon to tell us just how big the monument will be | Editorials

We’ll soon find out just how big the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in southern Oregon is going to be. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke said last week that none of the 27 monuments under review would be eliminated, but that he would recommend changes in boundaries to a “handful” of them. Included will likely be […]
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Send a message about national monuments | Editorial

Oregon and its political leaders await word on whether the Trump administration will shrink the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, or leave the 112,000-acre (45,730-hectare) monument along the border with California alone. Gov. Kate Brown’s office and Oregon’s congressional delegation have sought copies of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s draft report to President Donald Trump to no avail, […]
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Sec Zinke gives recommendations, reduction of Cascade-Siskiyou on the list

Southern Oregon’s Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument is one of a handful of sites targeted for reduced boundaries per Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s recommendations. First reported by the Washington Post, Zinke’s recommendations also suggest downsizing Utah’s Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments. Twenty-seven monuments were put under review by President Donald Trump in April, under the […]
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Cascade-Siskiyou designation ignores law and community concerns (Guest opinion)

Counties depend on money from sustained timber production to pay for essential public services of all kinds, from sheriff patrols and jails to public health programs and libraries. In a recent editorial, The Oregonian argues the Department of the Interior should focus on bringing diverse interests together for the future of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument […]
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Monumental questions | Opinion |

The Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument is one of eight that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke visited during the course of a review of 27 national monuments ordered by President Trump, which elevated its profile despite its relatively small size. Now it’s reportedly one of three or four whose boundaries Zinke recommends be changed. The scope and nature […]
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Zinke won’t eliminate any national monuments

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says he is recommending that none of the 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration would be eliminated but that changes would be made to a “handful. ”Zinke told The Associated Press that unspecified boundary adjustments for some monuments are among the recommendations he planned to give the president […]
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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Won’t Eliminate Any National Monuments

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says he is recommending that none of the 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration be eliminated but that changes would be made to a “handful.” Source: Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Won’t Eliminate Any National Monuments . News | OPB