President Donald Trump is shrinking two national monuments in Utah, accepting the recommendation of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to reverse protections established by two Democratic presidents, a Republican senator said Friday.
Interior secretary Ryan Zinke called Thursday for a “handful” of changes to 27 national monuments that have been under review since this spring. The 120-day review, set in motion by an executive order from President Donald Trump, was due…
By Brady McCombs, Associated Press
"It sets a precedent for the review of all the monuments," said Beth Casoni, executive director of the Massachusetts Lobstermen's Association Inc.
By Michelle L. Price and Brady McCombs, Associated Press
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.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
A list released Friday includes 22 monuments on federal land in 11 states and five marine monuments in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Western Democrats are pressuring President Donald Trump not to rescind land protections put in place by President Barack Obama, including Utah's Bears Ears National Monument.
By PBS NewsHour
In eight years, President Obama has permanently banned oil and gas drilling on hundreds of millions of acres of federally owned land and used his executive power 29 times to create new national monuments. William Brangham speaks with The Washington…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, President-elect Donald Trump announced new jobs coming to the U.S. from telecom giant Sprint and satellite firm OneWeb. Speaking late in the afternoon at his Mar-a-Lago resort, Mr. Trump said it’s all part of a…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Mammoth bones, prehistoric rock carvings and more than a million acres of wilderness will be protected as part of three new national monuments that President Barack Obama is creating in California, Nevada and Texas.
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