US Lawmakers From New Mexico Urge Protection of National Monuments On Trump Chopping Block: Comment Deadline July 10th

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There are 27 US National Monuments put on the chopping block by Trump, presumably to hand over to oil and gas, and mining companies. Comment Deadline for them is July 10th: https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=DOI-2017-0002-0001 The two in New Mexico are Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks and Rio Grande del Norte.


Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument in New Mexico Photo: Bob Wick, Wilderness Specialist

News Release From the office US Senator Tom Udall:
JUNE 20, 2017
Udall, Heinrich, Luján, Lujan Grisham Urge Zinke to Protect NM’s National Monuments

Rio Grande del Norte, Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks protect precious resources, enjoy overwhelming public support, boost local economies

Udall, Heinrich, Luján, Lujan Grisham: administration review of monuments could cause ‘irrevocable harm to our treasured places’

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján and Michelle Lujan Grisham urged Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to protect New Mexico’s national monuments designated…

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