30 Nov '17, 10pm

Maps leaked by Trump Administration show plans to gut national monuments in Utah

Maps leaked by Trump Administration show plans to gut national monuments in Utah

Both Grand Staircase-Escalante and Bears Ears national monuments would be ripped apart based on the leaked maps (see below). Trump is expected to make his announcement about the future of the monuments in Utah on Monday. Click HERE for resources to maps The following statements are from: Russell Begaye, President of the Navajo Nation: “The establishment of the Bears Ears National Monument was a historic advancement for all five Native Nations (Navajo, Hopi, Ute, Ute Mountain, Zuni) who advocated for the monument. This was done with the overwhelming blessings of the local Utah Navajo and non-Indian community, as shown in a December 2014 local public comment process and the overwhelming local Utah Navajo Chapter votes. Now the federal government stands ready to ignore this overwhelming local support at the behest of a vocal minority of opponents. At the very least, President...

Full article: https://wilderness.org/press-release/maps-leaked-trump-ad...

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