Posts related to ‘Public Lands’

Governor, joins San Juan County Native Americans to fight against national monument

Posted on: May 17th, 2016

Gov. Gary R. Herbert joined San Juan County Native Americans at the state Capitol Tuesday afternoon to send the Obama administration a straightforward message: unilaterally designating Bears Ears as a national monument would be a mistake. “A Bears Ears national monument is not supported locally. It would exacerbate an already tense situation, and fan the […]

Gov. Herbert discusses potential national monument on Fox News

Posted on: August 21st, 2014

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comGov. Herbert sat down with Fox News to discuss the never-ending debate over the imbalance of federal and state controlled land and the potential designation by President Obama of a new national monument in Utah. On September 18, 1996, President Clinton declared the Grand Staircase-Escalante a national monument. Comprised of […]