Canyonlands http://kuer.org en Why Governor Herbert Doesn't Like the Idea of a New National Monument in Utah http://kuer.org/post/why-governor-herbert-doesnt-idea-new-national-monument-utah <p>Utah’s governor doesn’t much like the idea of creating a Greater Canyonlands National Monument covering a large area of public land in southern Utah. &nbsp;</p><p>Environmental groups are asking President Obama to use the federal Antiquities Act to set aside 1.4 million acres of public land on both sides of the Colorado River as a national monument.&nbsp; Governor Gary Herbert says there are better ways to protect public land.</p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 20:45:30 +0000 Dan Bammes 31250 at http://kuer.org Why Governor Herbert Doesn't Like the Idea of a New National Monument in Utah Utah Democrats Push for Protection of Greater Canyonlands http://kuer.org/post/utah-democrats-push-protection-greater-canyonlands <p></p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Democratic State Lawmakers are calling the federal government to protect and preserve Utah’s greater&nbsp;canyonlands. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On the steps of the state Capitol Tuesday, State Senator and Utah Democratic Party Chairman Jim&nbsp;</span>Dabakis<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;sought to preserve one the state’s natural treasures. He introduced Senate Joint Resolution 10 that seeks public comment on how to protect the greater&nbsp;canyonlands.</span></p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 00:58:32 +0000 Terry Gildea 24601 at http://kuer.org Utah Democrats Push for Protection of Greater Canyonlands New National Monument Proposed for Southern Utah http://kuer.org/post/new-national-monument-proposed-southern-utah <p></p> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 21:30:29 +0000 Dan Bammes 21000 at http://kuer.org New National Monument Proposed for Southern Utah