hanford national monument

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryane Zinke announced Thursday that the Hanford Reach National Monument in Washington and Craters of the Moon National Monument in Idaho won’t lose their federal designation.

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Three national monuments in the Pacific Northwest are officially up for review. The Department of Interior announced Friday that it’s opening up public comment periods for Hanford Reach, Cascade-Siskiyou and Craters of the Moon national monuments.

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President Trump issued an executive order Wednesday that could foreshadow changes for two national monuments in Oregon and Washington.