Nation Oct 07

Biden to expand 2 Utah national monuments cut by Trump

Environmental and tribal groups had sued to reverse the cuts to Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante. But the reductions were applauded by conservative state leaders who considered the size of both monuments U.S. government overreach.

Nation Apr 08

Interior secretary steps into Utah public lands dispute

Haaland is visiting Utah as she prepares to submit a review on national monuments in the state. Residents there have both staunchly supported establishing and increasing the size of national monuments, and fiercely rallied against them.

Jan 20

Biden to review Trump’s changes to national monuments

The moves are part of President Joe Biden's expansive plan to tackle climate change and reverse the Trump administration's “harmful policies,” according to fact sheet issued by the administration on Biden's Inauguration Day.