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Dec 4 2017

President Trump Shrinks Two National Monuments in Utah by Nearly 2 Million Acres

Posted on Dec 4, 2017 in Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
President Trump Shrinks Two National Monuments in Utah by Nearly 2 Million Acres

Today, while in Salt Lake City Utah among thousands of protesters, President Trump announced that he would be reducing Bears Ears National Monuments by nearly 1.1. million acres (85%) and Grand Staircase Escalante by 800,00 acres (46%). This is the largest reduction of protected public lands in U.S. History. Immediately following, two lawsuits were filed. […]