Zinke recommends no changes to Craters of the Moon monument, based on local input

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By Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Craters of the Moon National Monument in Idaho and the Hanford Reach National Monument in Washington state are no longer under review for possible modification, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Thursday. The monuments were among 27 covered by President Donald Trump's April executive order calling for a review of monuments created since 1996. Thursday's announcement that no changes will be made to the two monuments came after public comments and conversations with stakeholders, Zinke said. "When the president and I began the monument review process we absolutely realized that not all monuments are the same and that not all monuments would require modifications," Zinke said. Idaho...

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