Tag: Grand Staircase

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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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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Trump puts Bull’s Eye on Bears Ears National Monument

Source: KSL.com President Donald Trump on Wednesday vowed to end the “abuses” of the Antiquities Act and return power to the states, specifically mentioning the new Bears Ears National Monument in southeast Utah. Trump, in signing an executive order calling for a review of national monument designations over the past 21 years, said the action

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