The Trump administration’s call for an opening of U.S. national monuments to economic development has drawn 107,00 comments from the public, with many expressing hope that sites like Utah’s Bears Ears can maintain their protected status. President Donald Trump last month ordered the...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration's call for an opening of U.S. national monuments to economic development has drawn 107,00 comments from the public, with many expressing hope that sites like Utah's Bears Ears can maintain their protected status.
Tens of thousands of people from across the U.S. have weighed in about whether the new Bears Ears National Monument should be preserved, downsized or rescinded, confirming the monument's center … Click to Continue »
In attempting to revoke protections for the Utah site, President Trump is furthering settler colonialism of a land inhabited by indigenous people.
The Latest on Utah's annual GOP convention (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Utah's annual GOP convention is underway with fiery rhetoric on the contentious Bears Ears National Monument. U.S. Sen. … Click to Continue »
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 Commissioner...Show More Summary
President Trump’s move to reconsider the conservation area has thrust southeast Utah back to the front line in the fight over how much control Washington should have over Western lands.
The future of the national monument has cleaved the remote Southwest community around it.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke ended his four-day visit to Utah with hints he might support rescinding or diminishing the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments.
The debate over the best use of these vast canyonlands is not just about states’ rights or who should control public land. Nor is it only about environmental protection or the preservation of Native American culture. It is also about the people who have lived alongside each other in this remote...
WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke lost his manners during a visit to Bears Ears National Monument on Monday after being repeatedly questioned about why he hasn’t spent more time talking with tribal leaders as part of his national...Show More Summary
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.
U S Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke arrived in Utah over the weekend and started a tour that will include visits to Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments as well as meetings with various stakeholders. President Donald...Show More Summary
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke took an aerial tour Monday of one of America's newest and most hotly contested monuments — one of 27 he's been ordered to review by President Donald Trump to determine if they were properly established. Continue reading ? The post Interior secretary tours Bears Ears, hotly contested monument in Utah appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The outdoor gear company Patagonia is concerned that the Trump administration will reverse an order from President Obama designating Bears Ears in Utah as a National Monument. MediaPost reports that the company is running full-page ads in newspapers in Utah...
Zinke and Utah's governor are scheduled to spend the morning touring Bears Ears National Monument by helicopter as the Interior secretary sets out on day two of a four-day Utah visit to re-assess two vast national monuments. The re-evaluation...Show More Summary
A list released Friday includes 22 monuments on federal land in 11 states and five marine monuments in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Continue reading ? The post From Bears Ears to Gold Butte, here are the 27 national monuments being reviewed by the Trump administration appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The Interior Department has released a list of 27 national monuments it is reviewing under a presidential order, including Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante in Utah and Katahdin Woods and … Click to Continue »
Today’s comic by Ruben Bolling is Inspector Trump investigates whether dictators are Fantastic: • Obama endorses Emmanuel Macron for president of France. • Tribes vow to fight Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke over Bears Ears National Monument:...Show More Summary