Both actions were in response to Trump's decision to reduce the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument by more than 800,000 acres, or 46 percent, and the Bear Ears National Monument by more than 1.1 million acres, or 85 percent, making it "the largest reduction of public-lands protection in US history", as The Post's Josh Dawsey and Juliet Eilperin reported. "To see that happen a week ago, with disparaging remarks, and now this". The Antiquities Act does not, however, grant presidents the authority to diminish or rescind the monument designations of their predecessors. "And guess what? They're wrong", Trump said when he announced his decision Monday.
Patagonia President and CEO Rose Marcario said the outdoor-apparel company will join an expected court fight against the monument reduction, which she described as the "largest elimination of protected land in American history". Nearly as soon as the reduction was announced, a deluge of lawsuits were filed on behalf of many involved in that fight - including one by a coalition of 10 conservation groups, and one by a coalition of five Native American Tribes. Others argue the Antiquities Act implicitly gives a president the power to shrink the size of a national monument-not just establish one.
A coalition of the Hopi, Ute Indian, Ute Mountain Ute, Zuni tribes and Navajo Nation sued late Monday to challenge the Bears Ears reduction, which cuts monument status for the rugged land in southeastern Utah by about 85 per cent. Bears Ears features thousands of Native American artifacts, including ancient cliff dwellings and petroglyphs. Some held signs that said, "Keep your tiny hands off our public lands", and they chanted, "Lock him up!"
Noel plans to intervene himself, filing a court brief to show support for the president's actions.
Bears Ears, created almost a year ago, will be reduced to 315 square miles.
Grand Staircase-Escalante will become three separate monuments - Grand Staircase, Escalante Canyon, and Kaiparowits - totaling more than 1 million acres.
In addition to Trump, the lawsuit also names Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke and acting director of the Bureau of Land Management Brian Steed as defendants.
Gus Malzahn Agrees to New Deal to Stay at Auburn
Auburn was ranked second in the CFP poll but managed only 259 yards after piling up 488 in its November 11 rout of the Bulldogs. Lorenzo Carter stripped Kerryon Johnson of the ball, which Roquan Smith picked up and returned to the Tigers' 39.
Several environmental groups filed a lawsuit hours after Trump's speech Monday. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee. Former President Barack Obama designated Bears Ears as a national monument last December over the objections of Utah's Republican political leadership.
Past presidents have trimmed national monuments and redrawn their boundaries 18 times, according to the National Park Service. Signed by President Teddy Roosevelt in 1906, it was meant to stop the pilfering of ancient Indian artifacts from public land.
"This is a sad day for indigenous people and for America", Navajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez said in a written response to the decision. No president has ever revoked and replaced a national monument before because it is not legal to do so. The most recent instance came in 1963, when President John F. Kennedy slightly downsized Bandelier National Monument in New Mexico.
The laws states that once a president designates a piece of land a national monument, it can not be changed.
"The goal of the designations had been to convert multiple-use public lands into de facto national parks and wilderness areas, preventing traditional uses such as recreation, grazing, and any other economic uses of natural resources", says R.J. Smith, a senior fellow at the D.C. -based National Center for Public Policy Research.
Zinke has also recommended to Trump that Nevada's Gold Butte and Oregon's Cascade-Siskiyou monuments be reduced, though details are unclear.
Zinke, a former Republican congressman from Montana, spoke on a call with reporters on Tuesday.
Guardians should look forward to the upcoming raid lair containing fresh encounters and locations, as well as a new boss. Created to be shorter but more hard than the Leviathan Raid on Calus's ship in the mechanical Underbelly.
MMC's financial leverage ratio is 1.73, which indicates that the company's asset base is primarily funded by equity capital. The stock of International Paper Company (NYSE:IP) earned "Underweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, October 30.
Whoever plays for the Broncos on Sunday (right now, it looks like Siemian), they're nearly guaranteed to be very bad . What ends up happening is they get behind a couple scores and they're not built on offense to come back from that.
The film also stars Judith Roberts , John Doman , Alex Manette , Dante Pereira-Olsen, and Alessandro Nivola . Here's what we had to say about the film when we caught it at the BFI London Film Festival back in October.
BidaskClub lowered shares of Merck & Co., Inc. from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. Cohen Cap Management stated it has 0.1% of its portfolio in Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) for 162,244 shares. (NASDAQ:AAON).
The benchmark 10-year bond yield ended at 7.03 percent, compared with around 7.07 percent right before the RBI decision came in. Both Sensex and Nifty tumbled over 180 points and 70 points respectively, right after the central bank's policy announcement.
More than 12.2 million games have been sold for PS VR. "I can not thank our fans and partners enough". Going into 2018, Sony will continue to build on it's 2017 momentum with a slew of exclusive titles.
The basic materials company reported ($0.83) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.35 by $1.18. United States Steel Corporation produces and sells flat-rolled and tubular steel products primarily in North America and Europe.
Cetera Advisor Limited Liability Corp, California-based fund reported 135,145 shares. 152,738 were reported by Grand Jean Mgmt. After $1.04 actual EPS reported by Wells Fargo & Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.
Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson called for a UK-wide deal, rather than specific arrangements for Northern Ireland. The prime minister is expected back in Brussels for further talks before the end of the week.
The Congress was quick to distance itself from Aiyar's comment and said it did not suit the party's culture and heritage. While talking to media about the Ambedkar International Centre that was inaugurated by PM Modi earlier on Thursday.
When a drunk fan got NASTY with Arjun Kapoor!
The two have been signed on for Namastey Canada as well, which will probably go on floors soon after Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar . When Arjun shook hands with Kamal Kumar, the driver who was allegedly drunk, twisted the actor's hands and manhandled him.
Nepal votes in final round of historic polls
Nepal's Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba also cast his vote from Dadeldhura district and returned to Kathmandu via Helicopter. Counting of votes of the first phase of elections will start soon after the second phase polls are completed.
Bitcoin Climbs To $12000 For First Time
The extreme uprise has pushed the market cap of bitcoin to almost $219 billion, according to industry website CoinMarketCap. As reported by CoinMarketCap and Coindesk , bitcoin has risen with 9.63% in the last 24 hours, and over 19% this past week.
Apple planning LCD iPhone with metal case for 2018
The LCD iPhone, in contrast, will sell at a lower price point ($650-$750) and have a lower pixel density (320-330ppi). When anything is confirmed in detail, we will announce it, or (otherwise an announcement will be made) in a month .
Apple announces the best iOS apps and games of 2017
On Apple Music , Drake nabs album of the year with More Life , while Ed Sheeran's Shape of You gets the honors for top song. You'll find the full list on the App Store along with longer lists of the top paid and free apps and games of 2017.
5.1 magnitude quake jolts Jammu and Kashmir
The epicentre of the quake was 121 km east of Dehradun, in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district and was at a depth of 30 km. The 434 km-long Srinagar-Leh highway has been closed due to continuous heavy snowfall in the region for the past 24 hours.
GSP Doesn't Think He'll Fight At Middleweight Again
Not so fast, St-Pierre says. "I don't think it's a good thing to do, to force myself to eat to gain muscle mass". St-Pierre also recently discovered he's battling ulcerative colitis and will be out indefinitely .