Posted December 7, 2017 in Op-eds

The Colorado River, San Juan County, Utah.Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP

The Antiquities Act was passed in 1906 to protect significant areas of the West from the fast-paced expansion of the time. The act paid off and many areas were protected, but as time has gone on, its powers have begun to be abused. It is time for the act to be retired.

Read the full piece as it was published in the Deseret News.