House Pushes Bill To Rein In President's Ability To Create National Monuments

Energy | Tim Pearce
Bears Ears, twin rock formations, are pictured in Utah's Four Corners region

‘Never intended to give one individual the power’

GOP Rep Pushes Bill To Overhaul The Antiquities Act

Politics | Tim Pearce
Bears Ears, twin rock formations, are pictured in Utah's Four Corners region

‘This worthy goal has been manipulated’

Antiquities Act Is 'Robbing' Rural Communities Of Their Land, Senator Says

Energy | Tim Pearce
Sen. Mike Lee speaks at the Freedom Summit in Des Moines

‘It’s an attack on our republican form of government’

If Trump Doesn't Revoke 'Illegal' National Monument Created By Obama, The Courts Might

Energy | Michael Bastasch
FILE PHOTO: Faith leaders place their hands on the shoulders of U.S. President Trump as he takes part in a prayer for those affected by Hurricane Harvey in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington

‘The Northeast Canyons monument is illegal’

Trump Will Review Obama's Locking Up Of Huge Swaths Of Ocean

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during an interview with Reuters in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., April 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

‘They are a clear violation of the Antiquities Act’

Trump To Initiate 'Long Overdue' Review Of National Monument Designations

Energy | Michael Bastasch
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump looks up while hosting a House and Senate leadership lunch at the White House in Washington, U.S. March 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

‘To resolve the many abuses of the Antiquities Act’

GOP Kicks Off Effort To Roll Back Obama's Monument Designations

Energy | Michael Bastasch
NATO Summit Wales 2014 - Final Day

‘Illegal, unilateral presidential action’

Obama Issues More Last-Minute National Monument Designations

Energy | Michael Bastasch
With tears running down his cheeks, President Barack Obama talks about the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and about his efforts to increase federal gun control in the East Room of the White House January 5, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Trump can undo all of them

Republicans Say Obama Used 'Egregious Lies' To Justify New National Monuments

Energy | Michael Bastasch
President Obama Delivers Statement On Situation In Iraq

‘This is a diversion’

A Gentle Suggestion For Bold Reform

Opinion | John Linder

Donald Trump has arrived at the most powerful position in the world with a mandate for bold change.

The Antiquities Act: Choosing Winners And Losers

Opinion | Matthew Anderson
REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Isn’t it time for the locals to be on the winning side?

Native Americans Fight Federal Land Grab

US | Kevin Daley
Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah (Photo: Reuters)

‘We don’t really trust the federal government’

It's Time To Repeal The Antiquities Act Of 1906

Opinion | Robert J. Smith

The circumstances under which the Act was adopted have long since ended, and it no longer serves to protect our natural resources.

A Massive Swath Of Maine Just Became Federal Land

US | Kevin Daley
Maine Governor Paul LePage testifies before a U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing to review draft legislation on hydropower, on Capitol Hill in Washington May 13, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst -

Proclamation ends years-long fight