President Trump’s decision to reduce the size of two national monuments in Utah—Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante—has been a political … More
One major shortcoming of relying on the political process to achieve environmental objectives (or most any other objective) is that … More
After an intense, months-long review of national monuments, Secretary Zinke delivered his report with recommendations to the President on August … More
If the President undoes a monument and successfully defends that action, it could lead to broader reform of the Antiquities Act that allows monuments and many other federal lands to be managed more effectively for both people and the environment.
Congressional hearing questions whether monuments can be designated in the ocean under the Antiquities Act.