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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.


https://www.sltrib.com/news/politics/2019/09/21/heres-what-democratic/