Tag: Zinke

Commentary: U.S. and Utah need to stop coddling domestic extremists

Source: Salt Lake Tribune and True Viral News Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke capped off a recent presidentially mandated review of national monuments by declaring, “I am an advocate to never sell or transfer public land, and so is the president.” His words were intended to be reassuring, but not to public land advocates.

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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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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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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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Conservation groups buck against Noel’s bid for BLM director

Source: The Spectrum Kane County’s own Mike Noel has been publicly campaigning for the position of director of the Bureau of Land Management, but a group of conservation advocates and outdoor recreation businesses are urging President Donald Trump’s administration to look elsewhere. The outspoken Republican legislator and backer of the state’s efforts to wrestle away

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