Tag Archives: National Monuments

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.  

Bentz: threat of monument is ‘not gone’

The Owyhee Basin Stewardship Coalition continues to work toward a management plan for the area known as the Owyhee Canyonlands in Malheur County. Source: Bentz: threat of monument is ‘not gone’ | Local News Stories | argusobserver.com

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’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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