A House Bill Would Expand Bears Ears to 1.9 Million Acres
The bill would restore the areas excised from the monument by Trump, and add additional acreage.
One Year After Trump Shrank Two Utah Monuments, More Than Half a Million Comments Weigh in on Future Plans
Advocacy groups say that's an unprecedented show of public interest.
Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante Faces an Uncertain Future as the Public Comment Period Ends
Under the Bureau of Land Management's plan, close to 700,000 acres of previously protected land would be open to drilling and mining.
The DOI Won't Sell Off Lands That Trump Removed From a Utah Monument
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke didn't see the Bureau of Land Management's draft plan beforehand; he only learned the details when he read about them in the news.
The Trump Administration Is Moving Forward With Plans for Scaled-Down Utah Monuments
But to those awaiting the outcome of legal challenges to the president's reductions, the planning seems premature.
A Judge Rules That Trump Can Keep Secret His Reasons for Shrinking Our National Monuments
A judge says the administration doesn't have to turn over legal documents for which an environmental law firm had sued.
Public Lands Advocates Respond to New Revelations From the DOI's 'Sham Review' of National Monuments
Documents accidentally shared by the Department of the Interior reveal the prioritization of energy, ranching, and logging in the monuments review.
What Native Americans Stand to Lose If Trump Opens Up Public Lands for Business
Trump's decision to roll back Utah's national monument protections is as much a threat to tribal sovereignty as it is to the environment.