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Tar Sand Report FINAL 6 2 08

2020-1-30 · exploitation of tar sands in Utah (including areas of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, and the Fiddler Butte and French Spring-Happy Canyon Wilderness Study Areas). This action is currently being challenged by a coalition of environmental organizations in Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance v.

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Striped Canyons of Grand Staircase Escalante » Free Wheel ...

2019-1-30 · Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument (GSENM) is a relatively new National Monument. It was designated in 1996 by President Bill Clinton who used his authority of the Antiquities Act . An act passed by congress that allows the President to create National Monuments from federal lands to protect significant natural, cultural, or scientific ...

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A modern land run? Trump move opens Utah to mining …

2018-1-31 · Starting at 6 a.m. on Feb. 2 – the moment Trump''s proclamation reducing the size of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments takes effect – …

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See the Wild Places That May Lose Protections as National ...

2017-9-18 · See the Wild Places That May Lose Protections as National Monuments. Four protected areas could shrink and six others could be opened to mining, logging, and fishing, based on new recommendations ...

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Up for Grabs – The State of Fossils Protection in ...

2018-10-5 · In reducing Bears Ears and the Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments, President Trump reversed these withdrawals and made millions of acres of excluded lands "open to . . . disposition under all laws relating to mineral and geothermal leasing; and location, entry, and patent under the mining laws." Indeed, prior to the reductions ...

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Shrinking the Grand Staircase-Escalante National …

2018-9-25 · Shrinking the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is a disaster for paleontology Trump wants to encroach on land where ancient mammal fossils were found and continue to be discovered

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15 ways the Trump administration has ...

2019-2-1 · Such was the case for Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante in Utah, which President Trump reduced and opened for mining and drilling companies in 2017. Tribes and environmental groups are ...

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The Healing Ceremony | The Secret Lives of Parks

This act, along with a separate proclamation reducing the size of nearby Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, together represented the largest reduction of federal land protections in U.S. history, and it left roughly two million acres vulnerable to mining, looting, desecration and other threats for nearly four years.

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Metals – Utah Geological Survey

Metals. Utah has a rich history in mining metals that has been integral to the development of the state since the 1860s. The total historical value of metal mining in the state is valued at over $215 billion, placing Utah as the third largest metal-producing state in the United States.

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Land, Energy and Mineral Lockdowns

2017-5-13 · Grand Staircase alone is equal to Delaware and Rhode Island combined. ... platinum, molybdenum and rare-earth metals – essential for modern civilization. ...

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The Trump Administration''s Attacks on Public Lands and ...

2018-1-18 · In December, Trump announced that he would shrink Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments in Utah by 85 percent and 46 percent respectively. The announcement came after Trump had ordered Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke in April to review 27 national monuments created since 1996 that were 100,000 acres or larger, and …

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EFR tries to downplay Grand Canyon cancer concerns ...

2018-3-23 · Then, in December 2017, he reduced Bears Ears and the Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments, setting off what The New York Times predicted would be "a legal battle that could alter the course of American land conversation." The decision opened millions of preserved public acres to oil and gas extraction, mining, and logging.

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A Proclamation on Grand Staircase-Escalante National ...

2021-10-8 · President Clinton''s designation of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Proclamation 6920 of September 18, 1996, was …

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Reverse Trump rollbacks on Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments ... Approved the Twin Metals mining proposal in Minnesota: ... and that there are 8 million species on Earth. BARRELS OF OIL PRODUCED ON PUBLIC LAND UNDER BIDEN''S WATCH. Barrels have been produced on public lands since Jan. 20, 2021.

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3 Ways Making a Smartphone Can Harm the Environment …

2018-8-30 · Nearly five billion people worldwide will use a smartphone by 2020. Each device is made up of numerous precious metals and many of the key technological features wouldn''t be possible without them. Some, like gold, will be familiar. Others, such as terbium, are less well-known. Mining these metals is a vital activity that underpins the...

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Feds: Uranium Isn''t a Critical Mineral | Grand Canyon Trust

2021-11-23 · Putting the Grand Canyon at risk. The critical minerals list incentivizes mining of the minerals on it by making them more likely to receive government support and investment, sometimes in the form of taxpayer-funded subsidies — like a proposed uranium reserve cluding uranium on the critical minerals list could offer a reason to remove obstacles to mining on …

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Trump and Zinke open millions of acres of California ...

2018-2-8 · Starting March 9, companies can mine rare-earth metals and other minerals on 2,000 square miles that President Obama set aside for conservation. ... Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments.

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Trump move opens Utah to Gold Rush-style mining claims ...

2018-1-31 · Starting at 6 a.m. on Feb. 2 – the moment Trump''s proclamation reducing the size of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments takes effect – …

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Claim Your Gold and Uranium at Bears Ears Starting Friday

2018-2-1 · Grand Staircase-Escalante, on the other hand, has some vast coal fields. All this stuff is up for grabs—for the time being. What remains of the Bears Ears National Monument, which once stood at ...

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2021-6-8 · on Earth" for fieldwork than Grand Staircase– Escalante. Fossils of relatives of Tyrannosaurus rex found here recently bolstered evidence that the animals hunted in packs (A. L. Titus et al. PeerJ 9, e11013; 2021), and around 20 new species of dinosaur in total have come from here and Bears Ears, Sertich says.

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Remarkable dinosaur discoveries under threat with Trump ...

2017-10-28 · Grand Staircase-Escalante is surrounded by some of the West''s most scenic national parks: Bryce, Zion, the Grand Canyon and Capitol Reef. Its dazzling red-rock cliffs, stone arches and slot ...

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A Modern Land Run? Trump Move Opens Utah to Mining …

2018-1-31 · Starting at 6 a.m. on Feb. 2 – the moment Trump''s proclamation reducing the size of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments takes effect – private citizens and companies will be allowed to …

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US interior secretary looks to restore Utah ...

2021-4-9 · Grand Staircase-Escalante, meanwhile, was created by former President Bill Clinton, also a Democrat, in 1996 at 1.9 million acres and was cut roughly in half by Trump.

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Trump slashes size of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase ...

2017-12-5 · The president modified designations for Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante in Utah, potentially opening the land to big corporate developers and …

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Fire Ryan Zinke Archives

2018-10-30 · Ryan Zinke''s Interior Department dismantled protections for Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante, handing over 2 million acres of public lands to be destroyed in search of uranium, copper and other metals. Congress must do its part to keep mining out of our national monuments. TAKE ACTION

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President Biden''s green energy plan: Clean energy with ...

2021-5-24 · Another dirty little secret about green energy: It needs more mining to support Biden''s plan. Nick and Dan Proctor survey their mining claim located in the Colt Mesa area of the former Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument on Friday, May 14, 2021. The area contains grades of cobalt at higher concentrations than cobalt mines in the ...

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Montanans Find Their Scenery More Precious Than Copper …

2021-12-19 · Cobalt mining and other interests lay claim to Grand Staircase–Escalante and Bears Ears National Monuments, rankling local communities tied to these lands. onEarth Story This Land Is Mine Land

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Just Minerals: Safeguarding protections for community ...

2021-8-26 · JUST MINING: SAFEGUARDING PROTECTIONS FOR COMMUNITY RIGHTS, SACRED PLACES, AND PUBLIC LANDS FROM THE UNFOUNDED PUSH FOR MINING EXPANSION ... Grand Staircase-Escalante, Utah . MAP ... Rare Earth Element. TRI. Toxic Release Inventory. UNEP. United Nations Environmental Programme. USGS. United States …

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Biden to expand 2 Utah national monuments cut by Trump

2021-10-7 · The Trump administration''s reductions to Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante paved the way for potential coal mining and oil and gas …

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Take Action: Defend our National Monuments | Earthjustice

2020-10-6 · On October 8, 2021, President Biden restored Bears Ears, Grand Staircase-Escalante, and Northeast Canyons and Seamounts National Monuments. This historic restoration would not have been possible without four years of …

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