05 Dec '17, 4pm

Our National Treasures Are Shrinking

President Trump's decision yesterday to slash protections for Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments, the largest rollback of federal land protection ever, is simply awful. Ever since the days of Theodore Roosevelt, U.S. Presidents have used the Antiquities Act to protect some of our nation's most outstanding historical and culturally significant public lands and waters. The Grand Canyon and the Statue of Liberty are among the sites designated under the century-old law. Over the decades, Presidents of both parties have used the Act 129 times to grant a legacy of natural and cultural resource protection for the benefit of Americans. One half of all national parks started as national monuments. Over the last year, we've been a witness to a slow-motion attack on America’s national parks, public lands and our ocean. Now, the attacks are a full-on assault o...

Full article: http://www.surfrider.org/coastal-blog/entry/shrinking-our...

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