Trump signs executive order reviewing past national monuments, including Bears Ears
President Donald Trump signed a late-April executive order aimed at reviewing national monument designations, including the Bears Ears National Monument. It was created by former President Barack Obama in December 2016 on more than 1 million acres
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U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke responds March 13, 2018, to a question from Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., about plane trips and other spending at Interior. The two were at a meeting of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
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In late 2016, then-President Obama designated a 1.35 million acre swath of forest and red rock canyons in southeast Utah as the Bears Ears National Monument. According to a White House statement, the monument was established “to protect some of our country’s most important cultural treasures, including abundant rock art, archeological sites, and lands considered sacred by Native American tribes.” It was a victory for local tribes and conservationists, but some Utah residents are wary of what they see as government overreach and are encouraging their state officials call on the Trump administration to rescind the monument status.
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