local | News | Land | Environment | Land useOPB | July 14, 2017 12:14 p.m.
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will be in Oregon to review the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Saturday. Oregon's attorney general has threatened to sue if Interior shrinks the monument.
State Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum says Oregon is ready to take legal action if monument designation changes.
Economy | Environment | Land use | Agriculture | News | localCapital Press | April 4, 2017 3:21 p.m. | Eagle Point, Oregon
With the federal government nearly doubling the monument's size, the ranching and timber industries in southern Oregon are bracing for the worst.
News | local | Environment | Land useOPB | Feb. 14, 2017 3:10 p.m. | Portland
A group of counties that gets revenue from logging lands within the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument boundaries is suing the federal government.
Politics | News | Land | Environment | NationNPR | Feb. 5, 2017 5:11 a.m.
Republicans are trying to eliminate Bears Ears National Monument in Utah — one of the new ones created by President Obama in the days before he left office. The effort is creating a legal battle.
Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., says Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has made it clear President Obama won't act on a proposal to protect Owyhee Canyonlands.
local | News | Land | Environment | Land useOPB | March 2, 2016 12:35 p.m.
The Oregon Natural Desert Association has been talking about a wilderness designation for years, but that can only happen through Congress. Obama has already created or expanded 19 national monuments.