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Letter to the Editor - Trump assault on public lands


December 7, 2017


You’ve probably read that President Trump has slashed the size of the Bears Ears National Monument by 85 percent, and has shrunk the Grand Staircase-Escalante monument to half its size. Conservation groups and Native American tribes are filing suit to stop this unprecedented attack on public lands.

The outcome of this is critically important to the people of north-central Montana. If Trump and his Interior secretary, Ryan Zinke, succeed, no national monument will be safe from presidential tampering, including our own beloved Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument.


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