January 24, 2017
The above map details the planned Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument, reintroduced by Rep. Raul Grijalva. The new legislation is similar in size and scope to the legislation introduced by Grijalva last year. Areas outlined in red represent land under consideration for monument designation.
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With Trump administration in place, focus shifting from Grand Canyon Monument to maintaining progress
Just before his last week in office, President Barack Obama’s staff told Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) that he would not be designating the Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument under the Antiquities Act before leaving office.