• What the Public Lands Are Truly Worth

    2 monthes ago - By The New Republic

    If ever there was a time for a defense of the federal public lands system, it is now. Donald Trump's Interior Secretary, Ryan Zinke, has expressed his contempt for the preferences of the
    American people by presiding over the largest rescissions of federal land protections in history. In 2017, a huge majority of Americans-99.2 percent by one measure -were in favor of the preservation of Utah's Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments. Yet President Donald Trump, thirteen months after taking office, and acting on Zinke's recommendations, reduced them in size by close to...
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