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Index to Public Lands News of June 16, 2017



Index to the current issue:


In the attached issue. . .

* ZINKE BEGINS MONUMENT SHRINKAGE CAMPAIGN.  Recommends that President

Trump reduce Bears Ears by an unspecified amount.  Lawsuit certain.

Page 1

* ZINKE SAGE-GROUSE POLICY WOULD DEFER TO STATES.  Orders review of BLM and FS plans to give states more options.  Budget would also cut back.

Page 3

* FS CHIEF BACKS EMERGENCY FIRE DISASTER CAP.  Follows lead of Secretary Perdue.  Simpson, Westerman introduce different bills to transfer costs.

Page 5

* ZINKE MAKES CASE FOR ENERGY DEVELOPMENT.  Tells appropriators that fed revenues have plummeted, money that could lower maintenance backlog.

Page 7

* BLM, EPA DELAYING METHANE RULES TWO YEARS.  Cite objections from the O&G industry about regulatory uncertainty.  Enviros say not legal.

Page 10

* BLM RETIREES BACK WILD HORSE DISPOSAL.  They support disputed budget plan to authorize BLM to sell for slaughter unadoptable horses.

Page 12

* REPORT REPEATS: MONUMENTS MAKE MONEY.  Third iteration of greens report says older monuments help communities.  Utah official disagrees.

Page 13

* IBLA DECISIONS.

Page 15

* NOTES.

Page 15

* CONFERENCE CALENDAR.

Page 16

* FEDERAL PARKS & RECREATION ADDENDUM.

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