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Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is home to rare and unique dinosaur fossils.

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On Dec. 4, 2017, President Donald Trump issued Proclamation 9682 modifying the boundary of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument to the smallest area compatible with the proper care and management of important objects of historic and scientific interest.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 16, 2018
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Bears Ears, Grand Staircase-Escalante monuments downsized
Tribes, conservation groups file lawsuit challenging President's decision

On Dec. 4, the Navajo Nation joined the Hopi Tribe, Zuni Tribe, Ute Indian Tribe and Ute Mountain Ute Indian Tribe and filed a legal challenge against the Trump administration for its actions revoking and replacing the Bears Ears National Monument.

December 12, 2017