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House GOP Begins Quest to Lock in Trump’s Bears Ears Reduction Permanently

When former President Barack Obama designated 1.35 million acres in Utah as the Bears Ears National Monument in December 2016, there’s no way he could have guessed Congress would be debating a reworked version of the monument’s lands just a year later. But the Trump administration’s attempt to rescind Bears Ears in…

Advocates Say Trump Plan to Cut Utah's National Monuments Bad for Native Americans and for Business

Before he departed office in 2016, President Obama designated 1.35 million acres of Utah’s ruddled landscape as Bears Ears National Monument, granting it federal protection against oil and gas drilling, among other threats. On Monday, Trump is poised to undo his predecessor’s handiwork, with reports revealing his…