Dem presidential hopefuls promise restoration of Utah NMons, reversal of Trump public lands policy

Washington • If a Democrat lands in the White House after next year’s election, Americans should expect a wholesale reversal of the Trump administration’s approach to public lands.

Most of the Democratic hopefuls are promising to prohibit new leases for oil and gas drilling on federal acreage — or phase it out altogether — as well as spend billions to fix aging national park structures and restore the original boundaries of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments in southern Utah.

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USNPS transfers bison herd to Sicangu Lakota tribe

WASHINGTON – Department of the Interior officials today joined leaders from the Sicangu Lakota (Rosebud Sioux) Nation and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as 100 wild bison from nearby national parks were re

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