VIDEO: President has authority to reverse Antiquities Act designations

During his term, the former president used executive actions to lock up hundreds of millions of acres on both land and sea, making them off-limits to the use of those who have depended for generations on the development of resources in those regions. The Bears Ears National Monument designation, made while Obama was on vacation with his family during the […]

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EDITORIAL: Politically-Motivated Lands Deal Cheats Utah’s Most Impoverished County

“When a county that gives up land to “producing” counties receives a quarter of the mineral lease payment generated in the receiving county, what happens when those sections stop producing? I tell my constituent in San Juan County that we can send our SITLA sections off to Uintah County now, and in twenty years we can send our kids off […]

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