WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has submitted an interim report recommending President Donald Trump shrink the boundaries of Utah’s 1.35 million-acre Bears Ears National Monument.
Instead of former President Barack Obama designating such a large area, “it would have been more appropriate to identify and separate the areas that have significant objects to be protected,” Zinke wrote in the report.
President Trump's executive order on national monuments ordered Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review all national monuments designated since 1996 that are larger than 100,000 acres.
WASHINGTON — The Interior Department has denied that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke told Utah officials he will recommend the 1.35-million acre Bears Ears National Monument be abolished. E&E News reported Friday that San Juan County ...
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that the new Bears Ears National Monument in Utah be reduced in size and says Congress should step in to designate how selected areas … Click to Continue »
Secretary Ryan Zinke has submitted an interim report to the president following his review of the controversial designation for the Utah monument.