Patagonia's reaction was rapid in the aftermath of Monday evening's White House announcement that the Trump Administration seeks to shrink the size of Bears Ears National Monument in Utah by as much as 90 percent.
Audio will be available later today. But Native American and environmental protection groups fear removing federal protections paves the way for environmentally destructive corporate activities on land of archaeological significance.
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The Antiquities Act of 1906 gives presidents broad discretion to protect "historic landmarks ... and other objects of historic or scientific interest", without any input from U.S. Congress. "We've fought to protect these places since we were founded and now we'll continue that fight in the courts". "There is nothing in the Antiquities Act that authorizes the president to modify a national monument once its designated", explained Ethel Branch, attorney general for the Navajo Nation. No president has ever revoked and replaced a national monument before because it is not legal to do so.
The outdoor retailer has been opposing the Trump administration's public lands policies since the transfer of power from Barack Obama's presidency in January.
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"Our 16 million members can be assured that we believe - as Teddy Roosevelt said - our public lands should be left stronger and healthier for future generations", REI added. "They're not sort of valuable lands, they're among the most valuable lands in the federal system and they belong to all of us". He also said that Mr Trump should consider changing the boundaries of the Pacific Remote Islands and Rose Atoll Marine National Monuments in the Pacific Ocean. On Tuesday, the Outdoor Retail Association said the decision ignores the public's desire to protect national monuments and reduces the economic potential for the USA outdoors industry. Outdoor retailer Patagonia also signaled it would file suit this week. According to the OIA, more than three million Americans have contacted the administration to protect public lands, including outdoor recreation company executives that are creating more jobs in rural communities. "I have seen these impacts myself - and as an American, I am ashamed we have let this happen".
Trump, however, is defending the move wholeheartedly and expressing the benefits expected to come from it.
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