Trump administration moves ahead on shrinking Utah monuments

FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2016, file photo, cyclists race along the scenic Byway 12 above the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument during the Tour Of Utah bike race. The U.S. government implemented final management plans Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, for two national monuments in Utah that President Donald Trump downsized. The plans ensure lands previously off-limits to energy development will be open to mining and drilling despite pending lawsuits by conservation, tribal and paleontology groups challenging the constitutionality of the president's action.