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John Freemuth

By: Cienna Madrid   Published 7:39 am / May 9, 2017


Portrait of John Freemuth

John Freemuth

Executive Director
Andrus Center for Public Policy
School of Public Service

John Freemuth was quoted in a Boise State Public Radio article titled “Craters Of The Moon Under Review By Trump Administration.” In the article, the public lands expert explained why Craters shouldn’t be on President Trump’s list of national memorials whose boundaries should be reviewed. In the 1990s, President Clinton added acreage to Craters – however:

“In 2002 Congress re-designated part of this as a national preserve to the Park Service,” said Freemuth. “An action of Congress here overrides anything that the president did.”