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This Week in Bears Ears News: Feb. 5-11

Lots of news on the Bears Ears beat: 

Congress reasserts authority over national monuments - Washington Times, 2/6/18

Following the brouhaha over President Trump’s rescinding Bears Ears and replacing it with two much smaller designations, lawmakers on the House Natural Resources Committee are seeking to use their power to create new monuments through the legislative process - a method much preferred by many Republicans who view monuments established by a presidential proclamation as "federal/executive overreach." 

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This Week in Bears Ears News: Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2018

Bears Ears Officially Opens to Oil and Gas and Mining - Outside, 2/2/18

Outside has done consistently solid reporting on all things Bears Ears and public lands. Don't let the fatalistic URL fool you: this piece takes a clear-eyed look at the opening of lands formerly within Bears Ears National Monument to resource extraction, and explains why we're unlikely to see an "1800s-style land rush" bonanza anytime soon. 

 

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This Week in Bears Ears News: Jan. 22-28, 2018

Our weekly sampling of stories from the Bears Ears beat:

Guv unveils $22.5 million tourism plan - Salt Lake City Weekly, 1/22/18

Utah Governor Gary Herbert says the new plan will encourage tourists to explore scenic areas beyond the state's "Mighty Five" national parks, which thanks to a wildly successful marketing campaign are now severely overcrowded. Some Herbert critics see irony in the Governor's seeking to promote outdoor tourism.

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