More than 1.3 million acres of new wilderness would be designated. Four national monuments would be created. Thousands of acres of land would be protected from future mining development. And firefighting technology would be upgraded using GPS and drones.
All this is a part of a massive public lands package the House is poised to pass next week and send to President Donald Trump.
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