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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…

Congress Is One Step Closer to Gutting Presidential Power to Protect Lands and Culture

On Wednesday, the House Natural Resources Committee sent a bill that would overhaul the 1906 Antiquities Act to the full House floor for consideration. Authored by one of the act’s most fervent opponents and chairman of the committee, Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah), the bill is a direct attack on the President’s power to…