30 Sep '17, 1am

Rep Bishop is trying to reverse federal mining bans enacted during the Obama administration

For Immediate Release, September 29, 2017 Contacts: Allison Melton, Center for Biological Diversity, (970) 309-2008, [email protected] Kevin Dahl, National Parks Conservation Association, (520) 624-2014, [email protected] Roger Clark, Grand Canyon Trust, (928) 286-3381, [email protected] Sandy Bahr, Sierra Club – Grand Canyon Chapter, (602) 999-5790, [email protected] Katie Davis, Wildlands Network, (801) 560-2414, [email protected] Bishop Launches Attack on Public Lands Mining Bans WASHINGTON— Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah) is calling for a reversal of federal mining bans enacted during the Obama administration to protect Grand Canyon watersheds, national forests in Oregon and other pristine public lands. In a letter to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, Bishop says he wants to increase mining industry a...

Full article: http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/news/press_releases/20...

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