Politics | Federal agencies and local governments wrestle with how to best steward Utah’s rich natural resources
by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/13/20, 06:48 pm
WASHINGTON—When President Donald Trump moved to reduce the size of Bears Ears National Monument in southeastern Utah, locals breathed a sigh of relief. The Obama administration’s designation of the area as a national monument in 2016 brought an influx of visitors the region didn’t have the infrastructure to handle.