Interior Department moves to shrink multiple national monuments

Interior Department moves to shrink multiple national monuments

By Kenneth Artz / Heartland Institute The Trump administration is reviewing 27 national monuments, considering shrinking them in size and altering the activities allowed within their borders. The 1.5 million acre Bears Ears National Monument in Utah should be reduced in size, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says. The Trump administration is reviewing 27 national monuments, […]

Obama actions on public lands may be difficult for Trump to undo

Obama actions on public lands may be difficult for Trump to undo

By Adam DeRose / Cronkite News President Barack Obama could cement his environmental legacy by taking executive action to designate nearly 4 million acres of Western land as national monuments before leaving office next month. And it may be one legacy of the Obama administration that incoming President Donald Trump will have a hard time […]