Bears Ears could be reduced by 1 million acres, documents show

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Bears Ears could be reduced by 1 million acres, documents show

Critics worry revamped plans would hurt economies, cultural sites
The Bears Ears National Monument is named after this formation. President Donald Trump’s administration says it wants to shrink this monument and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah.
A map obtained by The Wilderness Society shows that the Bears Ears National Monument would be eliminated and replaced by two smaller monuments called Shásh Jaa’ (Bears Ears) National Monument and Indian Creek National Monument. The original boundaries of the Bears Ears are outlined in black.
Ute Mountain Ute Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk says shrinking Bears Ears National Monument will put Native American cultural resources at risk.
The Wilderness Society

A map obtained by The Wilderness Society shows that the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument would be broken up into smaller monuments. Grand Staircase National Monument, Escalante Canyons National Monument and Kaiparowits National Monument would be created. The original boundary of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is outlined in black.
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Bears Ears could be reduced by 1 million acres, documents show

The Bears Ears National Monument is named after this formation. President Donald Trump’s administration says it wants to shrink this monument and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah.
A map obtained by The Wilderness Society shows that the Bears Ears National Monument would be eliminated and replaced by two smaller monuments called Shásh Jaa’ (Bears Ears) National Monument and Indian Creek National Monument. The original boundaries of the Bears Ears are outlined in black.
Ute Mountain Ute Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk says shrinking Bears Ears National Monument will put Native American cultural resources at risk.
The Wilderness Society

A map obtained by The Wilderness Society shows that the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument would be broken up into smaller monuments. Grand Staircase National Monument, Escalante Canyons National Monument and Kaiparowits National Monument would be created. The original boundary of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is outlined in black.
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