Interior secretary Zinke at Bears Ears national monument Department of Interior
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke tours Bears Ears national monument.

National monument review sent to Trump for final consideration

Trump initiated review to give rural communities a voice in federal land management decisions.

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke sent a draft report Thursday to President Donald Trump after an extensive review of Antiquities Act designations. The 120-day review included more than 60 meetings with hundreds of advocates and opponents of monument designations, tours of monuments conducted over air, foot, car and horseback (including a virtual tour of a marine monument) and a thorough review of more than 2.4 million public comments submitted to the U.S. Department of the Interior on

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