Bears Ears

Austin Cope

KSJD's Austin Cope spoke with John Ruple University of Utah Professor of Law, about legal interpretations of President Trump's cuts of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments in Utah.

The first part of their interview covered the 1906 Antiquities Act, and what authority presidents have to declare or repeal monuments. Click below to listen.

The second part of their interview covered land designations, natural resource extraction, and the questions no one is asking at this point in the Bears Ears debate.

Austin Cope

KSJD's Austin Cope spoke with Jennifer Davila, owner of La Posada Pintada Hotel in Bluff and the chair of the Bluff Business Owners Association, about the Trump Administration's cuts to the Bears Ears National Monument. Click below to listen.

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San Juan County, Utah Commission Chair Bruce Adams joined KSJD's Austin Cope for a conversation about President Trump's recent cuts to the Bears Ears National Monument last week.

Bureau of Land Management

President Trump’s decision to shrink Bears Ears National Monument by about 85 percent is drawing reactions from across the region.

President Trump’s recent decision to downsize Bears Ears National Monument in Utah may have been influenced by the company that operates a uranium mill just outside the monument’s boundary.

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