Tag: Bears Ears

Who is Phil Lyman?

San Juan County, Utah, home to Bear Ears National Monument, has been a haven for controversy and a breeding ground for negative rhetoric for years. Current County Commissioner and long time anti monument champion, Phil Lyman, has not only been at the epicenter of this drama, but more times than not he’s been the one

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SEC. ZINKE CALLS FOR MONUMENT REDUCTIONS

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, August 24, 2017 CONTACT:     Madison Hayes | Alliance for a Better Utah madison@betterutah.org   – – – – – – SEC. ZINKE CALLS FOR MONUMENT REDUCTIONS – – – – – – Salt Lake City, UT – After nearly three months of anticipation, Secretary of the Department of

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The Inside Utah Politics Panel weighs in on Bears Ears, national rhetoric & UTA Board

Source: Good 4 Utah This week Conservative Blogger Holly Richardson and Jeff Swift, LDS Democrats joined Chief Political Correspondent Glen Mills for the Inside Utah Politics Panel. The two weigh in on Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke’s recommendation to downsize Bears Ears National Monument, the shooting at the republican congressional baseball team’s practice in

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Letter: Zinke’s itinerary was telling

Source: The Salt Lake Tribune During his recent trip to Utah, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke intended to spend time meeting and listening to locals in the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante regions. However, it seems he spent the vast majority of his time palling around with the likes of Utah Rep. Mike Noel. In a

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2017 Interim Session – Public Lands Update

Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Interim Committee This meeting started late, much to the chagrin of committee chair, Sen. Margaret Dayton. (She hates that.) During the “Committee Business” portion at the beginning of the meeting, committee chair, Rep. Keven Stratton, mentioned potential studies for the committee to consider. Among them? “Oil and gas operations…and potential

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RadioActive May 10, 2017

Source: KRCL Utah’s environmental issues relating to public land and the push to gain control of those lands for private interests. Hosted by Loud & Clear’s Caleb and Emil: SLUG Magazine Stopped in to talk about their Annual Bike Issue. A panel discussion on Public Lands. Guests included Kailey Kornhouser of Wasatch Rising Tide, Braiden

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Bears Ears: Hatch, Utah delegation lead pushback effort

Sources: The Spectrum, Farmington Daily Times, and Deming Headlight After signing an executive order calling for a review of more than two dozen national monuments, President Donald Trump handed the pen to U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch, crediting the Utah Republican for being a driving force behind the order. “Believe me, he’s tough,” Trump said, nodding

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Press Release – EXECUTIVE ORDER FAVORS COAL AND CORPORATIONS OVER PEOPLE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 CONTACT: Madison Hayes | Alliance for a Better Utah | madison@betterutah.org   Salt Lake City, UT – In the company of politicians and anti-public lands advocates, President Trump signed an executive order instructing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review national monument designations former presidents have made within the

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RadioActive: April 26, 2017

Source: KRCL Hosted by Lara Jones and Nick Burns, tonight’s RadioActive was the second of two nights focusing on the activists and issues of the upcoming Utah People’s Climate March set for Saturday, April 29, at Library Square in downtown SLC. RadioActive Report guests: KRCL’s Jim Boswell contributes his own composition to National Poetry Month Carly

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