As far as marine monuments goes, Zinke recommends shrinking both the Pacific Remote Islands and Rose Atoll monuments (and possibly opening both to commercial fishing and oil drilling), while Northeast Canyons and Seamounts monument should be opened to commercial fishing.
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"Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended that President Trump modify 10 national monuments created by his immediate predecessors, including shrinking the boundaries of at least four western sites, according to a copy of the report obtained by The Washington Post."
The EPA has funded the Bay Journal, a newspaper reporting on environmental issues in the Chesapeake Bay region since 1991. Now that the Journal is criticizing the Trump administration's environmental priorities, the agency has abruptly cut its funding.
Grant officers are being told to eliminate references to 'climate change' in grant solicitations, and the political aide (John Konkus) has already canceled nearly $2 million in grants to universities and nonprofits.
Via The Guardian
Patagonia is redoubling its efforts to protect public lands from boundary changes under the Trump administration. The outdoor retailer is joining Native American groups and environmental activists in this effort.