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List of national monuments to be reviewed includes Craters of the Moon

The Interior Department has released a list of 27 national monuments it is reviewing under a presidential order, including Craters of the Moon in Idaho and Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante in Utah.

A list released Friday includes 22 monuments on federal land in 11 states and five marine monuments in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The review includes a huge reserve in Hawaii established in 2006 and expanded by President Barack Obama.

The reviews were expected under an executive order issued last month by President Donald Trump, but the White House had not released a list of specific projects.

Trump’s April 26 order could upend protections put in place under a 1906 law that authorizes the president to declare federal lands and waters as monuments and restrict their use.

Comments may be submitted online after May 12 at by entering “DOI-2017-0002” in the Search bar and clicking “Search,” or by mail to Monument Review, MS-1530, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240.

The list of monuments is included below:

Basin and Range, Nevada
Bears Ears, Utah
Berryessa Snow Mountain, California
Canyons of the Ancients, Colorado
Carrizo Plain, California
Cascade Siskiyou, Oregon
Craters of the Moon, Idaho
Giant Sequoia, California
Katahadin Woods and WatersGold Butte, Nevada
Grand Canyon-Parashant, Arizona
Grand Staircase-Escalante, Utah
Hanford Reach, Washington
Ironwood Forest, Arizona
Mojave Trails, California
Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks, New Mexico
Rio Grande del Norte, New Mexico
Sand to Snow, California
San Gabriel Mountains, California
Sonoran Desert, Arizona
Upper Missouri River Breaks, Montana
Vermilion Cliffs, Arizona
Katahadin Woods and Waters, Maine

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