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Obama Unilaterally Locks Down 700,000 Acres in Nevada

Obama Unilaterally Locks Down 700,000 Acres in Nevada

Today President Obama’s Administration announced that it will unilaterally designate 700,000 acres in eastern Nevada as the Basin Range National Monument, undermining a locally-developed land plan that even Sen. Harry Reid supported and dismissing any opportunity for meaningful public input. This designation will put this enormous swathe of land under lock and key, using a […]

Obama takes 350,000 acres of California for the Federal Government

Obama takes 350,000 acres of California for the Federal Government

President Barack Obama plans to announce on Friday that he will designate roughly half of the San Gabriel Mountains as a national monument, salve bringing more federal protection to almost 350,000 acres of land in the Angeles National Forest. The national monument designation will likely bring in more rangers to manage the territory, as well […]