Tag: Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

My First Time Protesting

I’m not exactly sure what I expected from the protest against Trump’s decision to shrink national monuments. But I have to say, I loved what I saw. Last week, I had the amazing opportunity to attend a protest for the first time with ABU. Although I was fairly aware of the issues regarding Bears Ears

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Maddie the Rock-Licker Has a Hard Think

Last week, Secretary Zinke delivered his monument review to President Trump, yet the public has only been able to see a summary of the report. Specific details regarding which monuments stand possible reduction were not included. (Fortunately it seems none will be completely eliminated; however, news reports are indicating reductions for Bears Ears and Grand

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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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BUSINESS OWNERS ADVOCATE FOR GRAND STAIRCASE-ESCALANTE NATIONAL MONUMENT

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, July 7, 2017 – – – – – – BUSINESS OWNERS ADVOCATE FOR GRAND STAIRCASE-ESCALANTE NATIONAL MONUMENT – – – – – – Salt Lake City, UT – With the public comment period deadline quickly approaching, business owners in the Grand Staircase region are concerned about the future of

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Op-ed: Hatch and Noel are caught up in a coal pipe dream

Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Kudos for transparency to U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch and state Rep. Mike Noel, whose intentions for reducing the boundaries of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument are abundantly clear. During the 2017 legislative session, Noel drafted a resolution explicitly calling for a reduction to access coal found on the Kaiparowits Plateau. When

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PRESS RELEASE: ESCALANTE BOULDER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE REITERATES ZINKE CALL: PROTECT GRAND-STAIRCASE ESCALANTE, PROTECT LOCAL ECONOMIES

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, June 8, 2017 CONTACT: Madison Hayes | Alliance for a Better Utah – – – – – ESCALANTE BOULDER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE REITERATES ZINKE CALL: PROTECT GRAND-STAIRCASE ESCALANTE, PROTECT LOCAL ECONOMIES – – – – – Salt Lake City – As Secretary Zinke prepares his final recommendation of the

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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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Utah delegates applaud Trump national monuments order

Source: The Spectrum Calling it a first step that could eventually lead to either the elimination or downsizing of Utah’s two largest national monuments, Utah officials applauded President Donald Trump Wednesday for signing an executive order to review the monument status of two decades worth of monument designations. With a number of Utah officials in

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