On March 25, SJ20 was heard in the Senate Natural Resources Committee in the MT State Legislature. Introduced by J. Welborn (R-District 36), the resolution requests an interim study of certain Wilderness Study Areas in Montana and convene stakeholders, discuss options for disposition, and provide recommendations to Congress. This bill would affect the future of approximately 660,000 acres across seven […]

S. 2354

“The ANTIQUITIES Act of 2018” U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.) has led a group of 18 Democratic senators in introducing legislation to enhance protections for national monuments against the Trump administration’s unprecedented attacks on public lands. The America’s Natural Treasures of Immeasurable Quality Unite, Inspire, and Together Improve the Economies of States (ANTIQUITIES) Act of […]

H.R. 3990

National Monument Creation and Protection Act, HR 3990 Back in October of 2017, Congressman Rob Bishop, chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, introduced the “National Monument Creation and Protection Act.” Unlike what its name suggests, the legislation would only serve to undermine the Antiquities Act and weaken the protections offered to our public lands […]