SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s plan to shrink two national parks in Utah (all times local):
The California-based company argues shrinking the monument by 85 percent is an “extreme overreach in authority” and strips much-needed protections from sacred tribal lands. It filed the suit on behalf of several organizations.
More lawsuits are expected Wednesday over the Trump administration’s plans to shrink several national monuments.
Trump said he was reversing federal overreach by drastically cutting the sprawling monuments named by Democratic presidents. But tribal leaders, environmentalists and others argue the president doesn’t have that authority and his move jeopardizes a wealth of Native American artifacts, dinosaur fossils and rugged spaces.
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Source : http://wric.com/2017/12/06/patagonia-sues-over-pres-trumps-monuments-order/