Uranium Miners Pushed Hard for a Comeback. They Got Their Wish.

Hundreds of mining claims fall neatly outside the new boundaries of Bears Ears National Monument, and a Navajo town scarred by uranium is bracing for new woes.

Explore Bears Ears, a Disputed Land

Bears Ears National Monument is at the center of America’s public lands debate. Visit the area in 360 and hear from some of the people affected by the boundary change.

Explore Bears Ears Through Indigenous Voices

Bears Ears National Monument is at the center of America’s public lands debate. Visit the area in 360 and hear from some of the people affected by the boundary change.

President Trump Expected to Shrink Bears Ears by as Much as 90 Percent

The drastic cuts to the protected area of the national monument in Utah are expected to touch off a legal battle that could alter the course of American land conservation.

Trump Plans to Shrink Two National Monuments in Utah

Senator Orrin Hatch said the president had confirmed that he would approve a plan to reduce the size of Bears Ears National Monument and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.