‘Outrageous’ Gold Rush-Style Grab of Public Lands To Begin

Conservationists, local tribe leaders, Democratic legislators, and even a UN expert decry this “serious attack on indigenous peoples’ rights.” by Jessica Corbett, staff writer at CommonDreams Despite protests from conservationists, local tribe leaders, Democratic lawmakers, and even the United Nations’ expert on indigenous rights, at 6am on Friday the Trump administration will allow citizens and companies to start staking …

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Udall, Democratic Senators Condemn Trump Executive Order Threatening National Monuments

Senators to Trump: ‘These monuments have been built upon the support of local communities and are economic drivers across the United States’ Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall led a group of 31 Democratic senators in condemning President Trump’s executive order which threatens national monuments by directing the Department of Interior to review, and possibly modify …

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