Environmentalists and Native American tribes said that they would challenge Mr Trump in court. Two lawsuits have been filed to try to block the Grand Staircase decision.
Another lawsuit from three groups including the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology makes similar claims.
President Trump called for two wilderness areas shielded from development in Utah to be reduced by about two million acres, reversing protections introduced by Barack Obama and Bill Clinton and teeing up a legal battle. "And guess what? They're wrong", Trump said while announcing the decision in the state capitol, alongside Utah's Republican Governor Gary Herbert and the Utah congressional delegation. "As citizens we protected that land".
At Gold Butte, a 300,000-acre monument in southern Nevada, Zinke proposed reducing some of the designated area near a water district used by local residents to allow for repairs and infrastructure upgrades.
Environmental and tribal groups say the designations are needed to protect important archaeological and cultural resources.
"The implications of these recommendations for Maine's monument remain unclear, so we can not fully judge whether these recommendations are acceptable and consistent with the overwhelming view of ME people, problematic for the intended objective of this Monument, or illegal and likely to trigger action in the courts", she said in a statement.
Meanwhile, Trump supporters gathered at a courthouse in Monticello, Utah.
Bears Ears, created almost a year ago, will be reduced to 315 sq. miles. Grand Staircase-Escalante would be cut to around half its current size. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee.
Trump will also ask Congress to look at the areas that are being removed from the current monuments to consider designating some as a national conservation or national recreation areas, and create a co-management structure for tribes, an administration official said. They say Monday's action will open the public land to mining and drilling. The Navajo Nation, the Hopi, the Ute Mountain Ute, the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation and the Zuni tribes all are in support of Bears Ears National Monument. No president has ever revoked and replaced a national monument before because it is not legal to do so.
Trump said former presidents abused the Antiquities Act by putting unnecessarily big chunks of territory off limits to drilling, mining, grazing, road traffic and other activities - a headwind to his plan to ramp up US energy production. The law gives presidents broad authority to declare federal lands as monuments and restrict their use.
Canadian company Arc'teryx also opposed the move, donating $30,000 to a group challenging the legality of Trump's actions.
Florida State now has a replacement for coach Jimbo Fisher , hiring Oregon's Willie Taggart on Tuesday afternoon. McMurphy also cited sources saying returning to his home state of Florida was a factor in Taggart's decision.
Mayfield threw for 386 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Sooners to a 31-16 win at Ohio State on September 9. Here are the 2017 Heisman finalists, with the victor set to be announced December 9 at 8 p.m.
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This movement prompted millions of women to speak out about sexual assault and sexual harassment that they had experienced. He's best known for being the founder, chairman, and CEO of Amazon.com, the world's largest online shopping retailer.
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In Firozabad, the BJP's Nutan Rathore was cruising ahead to the finishing line with a 52,000-vote lead over her nearest BSP rival. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) left no stone unturned to ensure victory in all 652 urban local bodies across the state.
Caitlyn's father, also a soccer coach, reacted to the fact Rodriguez was a family friend and once an assistant coach on his staff. Officials at Fort White High School have suspended Rodriguez, who coached the boys soccer team at the north Florida school.
Stanley, a junior wide receiver, is used primarily as a special teams player and has recorded three tackles this year. He was arrested in October on misdemeanor marijuana charges and served a four-game suspension.
Trump pushing Hatch to run for 8th term
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Opera conductor faces music over teen abuse
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Dodgers could be Giants' chief competition for Stanton
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