Original Inhabitants of US West: Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition Letter re Trump Executive Order Directing Revue of National Monuments

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Ryan Zinke-Trump administration are so disrespectful that they didn’t bother to answer a letter written by the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal coalition for over 100 days! Below is a second letter sent.

Bureau of Land Management Description of Bear Ears National Monument

The comment deadline, “Review of Certain National Monuments Established Since 1996; Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment is July 11th except Bears Ears where the comment deadline was May 26th, two weeks after posting May 11th: https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=DOI-2017-0002-0001

Letter from Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition to the US Secretary of the Interior:
Honorable Ryan Zinke, Secretary of the Interior Department of the Interior 1849 C Street, N.W. Washington DC 20240 April 26, 2017

Dear Secretary Zinke,

The Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition, a partnership of the Hopi, Navajo, Ute Indian Tribe, Ute Mountain Ute, and Zuni Tribal governments, is deeply troubled by the Executive Order directing the Department of Interior…

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2 comments on “Original Inhabitants of US West: Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition Letter re Trump Executive Order Directing Revue of National Monuments

  1. “Interior chief urges action at 10 U.S. monuments: Washington Post
    Posted:Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:48:35 -0400
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of Department of the Interior called for changes to 10 U.S. monuments that would lift restrictions on activities such as logging and mining, and shrink the footprints of at least four of the sites, the Washington Post reported.” http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/domesticNews/~3/EU75r21umos/interior-chief-urges-action-at-10-u-s-monuments-washington-post-idUSKCN1BT1E1

    “Zinke also called for relaxing current restrictions within some of the national monuments’ boundaries for activities such as grazing, logging, coal mining and commercial fishing, according to a copy of the memo that the Post obtained.”

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