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Article Date: August 2017
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Interior Secretary Recommends Scaling Back Bear’s Ears

The decision, which had been foreshadowed by the Trump Administration for months, will scale back the 1.3-million-acre preserve designated by President Obama before he left office. Under Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s proposal, the borders would shrink to cover just areas with archaeological sites and areas of significance to Native Americans. The proposal also suggests that some of the areas be co-managed by the government and the tribes and suggested the implementation of his recommendations be delayed until he had finished reviewing other National Monument ... Log in to view full article.


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