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Zinke Recommends Removing Protections from 10 National Monuments

Discussion in 'Sea Save Foundation' started by Sea Save Foundation, Sep 25, 2017.

  1. Sea Save Foundation

    Sea Save Foundation Sea Save Foundation Leader

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    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending shrinking the size of four western national monuments and opening up three marine monuments to fishing. Ten monuments would be managed differently in order to allow “traditional uses” such as “grazing, logging, coal mining and commercial fishing.” Congress can easily make changes to national monuments through legislation, but presidents rarely change monument boundaries. The fate of 11 monuments, including the Papahanaumokuakea reserve off of Hawaii, is unclear.

    Read more here (story #1).

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  2. elbig

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    What is the point? I hope this forum doesn’t devolve into a political movement. Just my 2 cents.
     

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