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Bishop Letter to Mr. Yvon Chouinard


WASHINGTON, D.C., December 15, 2017 - TO: Mr. Yvon Chouinard

FROM: Chairman Rob Bishop

Dear Mr. Chouinard:

On December 4, 2017, President Trump signed proclamations modifying the boundaries of Bears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments. The proclamations examine the nature of the objects identified on the lands reserved under the original monument designations, the lack of a threat of damage or destruction to many of those objects, and the protection for those objects already provided by existing law and governing land-use plans.

Read the entire letter HERE

Contact: Committee Press Office 202-225-2761

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