Trump's move will pave the way for this cherished land to be used for mining, oil drilling and other energy industry projects.
The Park Service is set to receive a 87,500 acre donation of pristine land in the Maine Woods from a non-profit organization. Republicans say NO!
Mormon Rob Bishop (R-UT) wants to deliver America’s public lands, national parks, forests, and wilderness areas to Koch Industries’ control
Now that the Kochs own Congress and were able to install a willing anti-government Republican as Chairman of the House Natural Resources committee, they were thrilled to learn they succeeded in killing the LWCF in yet another step toward turning over government to corporate control.
Killing off the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) will mean that America's most iconic landscapes will be exploited by industry
a Koch and ExxonMobil-funded organization is calling for an end to national parks and privatization of all federally-owned land.
It is unclear how a state can have "joint jurisdiction" over land it does not own and has no claim to, but the Colorado Republicans' effort is a first step in a much more ambitious scheme; seizing and handing authority over federal land to the billionaire Koch brothers to drill for oil, mine, and log without "interference" from the federal government.