President Trump will be visiting Utah Monday

President Trump will be visiting Utah Monday

President Trump will be coming to Utah on Monday, November 14th, to meet with Senator Orrin Hatch to discuss the process of downsizing Bears Ears National Monument and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument. Bears Ears National Monument hold cultural significance to Native American tribes in Utah. People for the downsizing believe that downsizing the monument will open new resources to the public and more recreational land, and economic development, Others who are against the downsizing say that this is going against what the tribes actually want. Alliance for a Better Utah and Center for Western Priorities is preparing lawsuits for this occasion, Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance is holding a rally against this act as well, other protests are still in the works against the downsizing.

 

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