SHOWDOWN: Remote Utah Enclave New Battleground Over Govt Land Control
Conservation groups say a new monument here in the red-rock deserts would protect 1.9 million acres of culturally significant land from new mining and drilling.
As Written By Jack Healy, The New York times:
Today, the land known as Bears Ears — named for twin buttes that jut out over the horizon — has become something else altogether: a battleground in the fight over how much power Washington exerts over federally controlled Western landscapes.
FULL STORY CONTINUES HERE: