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[ Trump’s first budget pushes Arctic drilling, starves parks ]

President Trump’s first official budget proposal includes a rider that encourages drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, among other cash-grab gimmicks and deep cuts to conservation programs.

[ America needs to invest in programs that protect our lands, waters and natural heritage ]

Michael Reinemer

At a time when America’s parks and other public lands desperately need greater investments and protections, the proposed Trump budget represents a retreat from common sense.

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[ Utahns (and other Americans) defend Bear Ears against Trump attack ]

Americans only have until May 26 to submit comments concerning President Trump’s infamous “review” of Bears Ears National Monument. Many are already speaking out against the review and in defense of Bears Ears.

[ Trump’s EPA budget: 5 critical public health programs on the chopping block ]

The Trump administration is trying to dramatically reshape the federal government's environmental budget, threatening our most basic protections.

     

[ Sold to the highest bidder: new research shines the spotlight on Utah’s continuing history of state land disposal ]

Michael Reinemer

New research shows that the number of state-owned acres sold to the private sector continues to grow despite the risk that poses to Utah’s $20 billion tourism and outdoor recreation economies, which depend upon access to public lands.

[ Report: Trump admin already planning to repeal Bears Ears—review a sham? ]

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke told some officials in Utah that he will recommend revoking Bears Ears National Monument, suggesting the Trump administration has already made up its mind about the outcome of its so-called “review” of national monuments.

[ 1Thing Green Light on The Trust for Public Land ]

TFPL_Flipper2Entercom Portland, our sister cluster, is shining the ‘1Thing Green Light’ on The Trust of Public Land. 

The Trust for Public Land works to protect the places people care about.  They create close-to-home parks and wild spaces—particularly in and near cities, where 80 percent of Americans live.  Their goal is to ensure that every child has easy access to a safe place to play in nature. The TPL also works to conserve working farms, ranches, and forests; lands of historical and cultural importance; rivers, streams, coasts, and watersheds; and other special places where people can experience nature close at hand. Click here  for more.

[ How New Mexico led the nation in cutting methane pollution ]

The American people scored a big victory as the Senate defeated an attempt to roll back the Bureau of Land Management’s Methane Waste Rule on May 10th.

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[ Here’s what we know so far about Rick Perry’s fake power grid study – and it isn’t good ]

Perry's "study" appears to have more to do with undermining state policies than it does grid reliability.

     

[ Media resources for Bears Ears National Monument ]

Mason Cummings

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