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Winning the West

When it comes to winning elections in the West, public lands matter.

Polls from Colorado and Nevada show that Western voters favor a balanced approach to tackling the region’s public lands, energy, and recreation issues.

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In President Obama’s final months, four monumental opportunities

As President Obama nears the end of his second term, the window of opportunity to protect lands as national monuments is closing. Four national monument proposals are currently on the table, all with the public support and political momentum to make it across the finish line.

These landscapes deserve to be protected. With only thirty-three working days left in the House this year, Congress has little hope of passing legislative solutions. In order for these proposed conservation areas to become national monuments during the current administration, President Obama will need to step in and use the Antiquities Act, as presidents from both parties have since 1906.

Here are four of the leading monument proposals awaiting presidential action:

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REPORT:

Winning the West

When it comes to winning elections in the West, public lands matter.

Polls from Colorado and Nevada show that Western voters favor a balanced approach to tackling the region’s public lands, energy, and recreation issues.