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Leaked Zinke memo urges Trump to shrink national monuments, allow drilling

Zinke also proposed opening these publicly held national monuments up to drilling, logging, commercial fishing and other activities for private profit.

7 key environmental amendments to watch

As debate continues on the spending bill, dozens of environmental amendments could receive votes. Here are some to watch:

Trump card: Ryan Zinke and the battle for America’s public lands

This is a legacy that will still be impacting both people and planet long after he’s gone.

Carl Pope: Why Donald Trump is going after our national monuments

Under Trump’s instructions, his cabinet has bountifully rewarded the patron’s favorite clients with sparkling rewards.

Groups challenge fracking plan for Ohio’s only national forest

The Wayne is Ohio's only national forest and it belongs to the people and should be preserved for generations to come.

Public lands and waters ‘for sale’ at US Dept. of Interior

"Secretary Zinke is meeting almost exclusively with fossil fuel lobbyists, ignoring the voices of people in this country."

2.7 million people want national monuments to remain protected

The public overwhelmingly supports public lands and oceans.

Trump’s plan to dismantle national monuments comes with steep cultural and...

The Trump administration will review the status of The Bears Ears National Monument in Utah, one of the country’s most significant cultural sites.

Trump to launch unprecedented attack on national monuments

No president has ever attempted to withdraw a monument named by a predecessor.

Tracking the numerous tactics used to attack environmental protections around the...

A recent study published by the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution finds that laws designed to protect the environment and biodiversity from the harmful impacts of human activities are under assault around the globe.

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HHS Secretary Tom Price no longer riding private jets while under investigation

“Too many Trump administration officials have an entitled, millionaire mindset when it comes to squandering taxpayer money that does not belong to them just to support their lavish lifestyles.”

How privatization cuts us in two, while public institutions make us a better people

More profits for the privatizers, more health concerns and expense and disdain for the public. 

Why we must raise taxes on corporations and the wealthy, not lower them

That’s what rational politicians would do if they weren’t in the pockets of big corporations and the wealthy. 

Former congressman Anthony Weiner sentenced to federal prison

Weiner pled guilty to one count of transferring obscenity to a minor and must register as a sex offender.

General Motors to run Ohio, Indiana factories with 100% wind p​ower

“Technology is driving solutions for mobility and safety in our vehicles, as well as the new energy solutions that build them.”

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