War on Monuments

War on the Monuments  Congressman Denny Rehberg’s legislation “The Montana Land Sovereignty Act”...represent[s] an effort to undermine the 1906 Antiquities Act which history has shown to be a valuable tool for land protection.

by GEORGE WUERTHNER

The Devil's in the Details: Resolving State Mineral Rights in the North Fork Flathead Valley

  When Gov. Schweitzer and BC Premier Gordon Campbell signed the historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the North Fork Flathead River in February 2010 Headwaters Montana heralded that event as an "historic breakthrough".  And indeed it was.  But like all signed agreements, the MOU was only a beginning.

 

It's a Fact: National Monument Creation Rescue Local Economies

  Proponents of restricting presidential authority to create national monuments on federal land tried hard today during a congressional hearing to make the case that such land protections inhibit economic growth, but they ran headlong into a comprehensive economic study that clearly shows otherwise.

Despite Right-Wing Ignorance, National Monument Areas Show Strong Economic Growth

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