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Bears Ears Controversy: Some Monumental Issues
(Archaeology Southwest, 1/8/2018)
This blog post was published in January 2018 by WSU professor emeritus Bill Lipe in response to the Trump administration's announcement in December 2017 that it will radically shrink federally protected lands in Utah, ...
Position on H.R. 4532, Shash Jáa National Monument and Indian Creek National Monument Act
The National Parks Conservation Association submitted the following position to the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources Federal Lands Subcommittee ahead of a hearing scheduled for January 9, 2018.
Presidential Authority to Revoke or Reduce National Monument Designations
The Antiquities Act of 1906 grants the president the power to designate national monuments in order to protect historic landmarks and structures. Pursuant to this power, a president has the corresponding power to revoke ...