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The President Could Save Bears Ears
Editorial: The President Could Save Bears Ears The president told Sen. Orrin Hatch Friday that he’s going to shrink Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments, “For you, Orrin.” He’s not doing so for the American people. America needs what the Bears Ears can offer: “power...
Interior Secretary Zinke's Review of National Monuments Now Public
Interior Secretary Zinke's Review of National Monuments Now Public Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended that President Trump modify 10 national monuments created by his immediate predecessors, including shrinking the boundaries of at least four western sites, according to a copy of the r...
Protests at Standing Rock: A Model for How We Might Protect the Chaco Landscape?
Protests at Standing Rock: A Model for How We Might Protect the Chaco Landscape? Protesters in North Dakota have made headlines for months with their prolonged opposition to the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The thousands of protesters include representatives from Native American trib...
Federal Court Denies Injunction Against Fracking of the Chaco Landscape
Federal Court Denies Injunction Against Fracking of the Chaco Landscape A federal judge has rejected an effort by environmental groups to stall oil and gas development in northwestern New Mexico while they fight the approval of dozens of drilling permits issued over the past two years by a federal a...
Conservationists Push to Preserve Chaco Landscape
Conservationists Push to Preserve Chaco Landscape Paul Reed, a preservation archaeologist with Tucson-based Archaeology Southwest and a Chaco scholar, led tribal members of the Acoma Historic Preservation Office and others to Chaco Culture National Historical Park and the park's outlying areas last ...