For Immediate Release
Virginia Cramer, email@example.com
Sierra Club Calls for Release of Public Land Monument Recommendations
WASHINGTON - The Sierra Club today filed a Freedom of Information Act request seeking details on recommendations from Interior Secretary Zinke on the future of public lands protected as national monuments. The summary report from Secretary Zinke was void of any actual recommendations or decision-making metrics.
In response, Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune issued the following statement:
“Secretary Zinke’s slapdash summary report on his recommendations for the future of some of the country’s most spectacular and important public lands is deeply disturbing. The only real information conveyed in the report was Zinke’s willingness to sweep aside overwhelming support for preserving public land safeguards. We won’t be hustled. The truth is in the details, which is what we plan to find out with this request.”
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The Sierra Club is the oldest and largest grassroots environmental organization in the United States. It was founded on May 28, 1892 in San Francisco, California by the well-known conservationist and preservationist John Muir, who became its first president. The Sierra Club has hundreds of thousands of members in chapters located throughout the US, and is affiliated with Sierra Club Canada.