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Sunday, December 03, 2017

Trump destroys Bears Ears National Monument

- Bears Ears National Monument

A day can't pass without Trump destroying something good, especially if that good thing was created by President Obama.

Trump Is Going to Destroy 2 of the Country’s Most Beautiful National Monuments

President Donald Trump is planning to drastically shrink two national monuments in Utah. According to documents obtained by the Washington Post, Bears Ears, which is currently 1.35 million acres could be shrunk by 85 percent, and the 1.9 million acres of Grand Staircase-Escalante will be reduced by 85 percent. Trump will be announcing the proposal when he visits Salt Lake City on Monday.

The move comes after Trump asked Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in April to review any national monument larger than 100,000 acres. Three months later, Zinke submitted a report with recommendations for reducing or eliminating 27 monuments, including Gold Butte in Nevada and Vermillion Cliffs in Arizona.

The push to shrink national monuments comes from the Trump administration’s intent to open up federally-protected land to oil, gas ...

- a timelapse taken in Valley of the Gods, Bears Ears National Monument


Blogger Susan said...

This is so disgusting and discouraging. But you're right: Trump's time in office (I can't bring myself to call him a president) has been nothing but a stream of discouragement and disgust.

12:55 PM  
Blogger crystal said...

Hi Susan. Yeah, it's unbelievable how much damage he's already caused.

3:28 PM  

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