Dec 5, 2017

Zinke recommends Trump shrink two more national monuments

Gold Butte National Monument near Bunkerville, Nev. Photo: John Locher / AP

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that President Trump shrink two additional U.S. monuments, according to the Guardian. This follows Monday's announcement that Trump will shrink the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments in Utah.

The details: Zinke is now proposing Trump downsize Cascade-Siskiyou in Oregon and California, and Gold Butte in Nevada. He also suggested that Trump change the boundaries of the Pacific Remote Islands and Rose Atoll Marine monuments, per the Guardian.

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