Our National Monuments Are at Risk
On Aug 24th 2017, the Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, delivered a report to President Trump recommending drastic changes to our public lands. It is the most dangerous and immediate attack our National Monuments have ever faced. He’s so far recommended damaging changes to 10 monuments; these changes would eliminate vast portions of several monuments and allow mining, logging, drilling, and industrial-scale commercial fishing in these protected areas. We are at a critical moment: we must act now to save what is best about America.
Here are the National Monuments that are at risk under this executive order: