Mount Katahdin, the highest peak in Maine, is visible from some locations within the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument. The Katahdin monument is one of the 27 under threat by Trump's executive order. (AP/Patrick Whittle)

27 National Monuments At Risk Of Becoming Fossil Fuel ‘Sacrifice Zones’

“Their natural beauty and scientific and cultural importance is indisputable, but Trump and his corporate friends claim to know better. Sadly it’s just their greed talking,” said Randi Spivak of the Center for Biological Diversity.

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