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U.S. to expand mining in former protected areas: report

By Bruno Vander Velde

February 6, 2020
The U.S. government has recently finalized plans to expand mining and oil drilling in an area of Utah that had once been part of two protected areas.
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Clinton to conservationists: Despite setbacks, ‘you’re winning’

By Jamey Anderson

December 8, 2017
Bill Clinton talks about his decision to protect Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
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Why national monument protection matters

By Morgan Lynch

December 1, 2017
Here are the top stories to read about national monuments protection before Trump’s visit to Utah.
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White House to shrink Utah monuments

By Morgan Lynch

November 29, 2017
President Trump will announce plans to downsize two national monuments in Utah by potentially hundreds of thousands of acres.
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