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What Are the Trump Administration’s New Plans for Utah Monuments? – Mother Jones

“Grand Staircase has been a monument for more than two decades. Now, with the size reductions, grazing and mineral development are allowed on lands that had been off-limits since 1996. Within the monument, and in addition to the possible chaining and under-regulated recreation, casual fossil collection is now permitted in one of the country’s richest […]

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Trump’s Interior Department stacks environmental panel with anti-environmentalists – Raw Story

“Judges in federal lawsuits have faulted or upheld inquiries into other committees formed by the Trump Interior Department. In August, federal judge Donald Malloy ruled that Trump unlawfully formed the Royalty Policy Committee, which was stacked with fossil-fuel representatives and blocked the Interior Department from using the committee’s recommendations.” Trump’s Interior Department stacks environmental panel

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Woman who shrank national monuments heads to oil and gas company to profit from her actions

SWAMP WATCH: Woman who shrank national monuments heads to oil and gas company to profit from her actions Mark Sumner Daily Kos Staff Monday September 03, 2018 · 4:00 PM PDT Downey Magallanes was a staffer for Roy Blunt, the daughter of Peabody Coal executive Fred Palmer, and deputy chief of staff for Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. She’s

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