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Biden is poised to expand Bears Ears and Grand Staircase monuments. The real question is by how much?

Apr 11, 2021 - The Salt Lake Tribune

For the third time in less than five years, a U.S. Interior secretary has traveled to Utah’s San Juan County to investigate where to set the ever-fluid boundaries of Bears Ears National Monument.

The debate over where to draw those lines continues to divide residents and ripple across the state’s political landscape — even as the fragile region has become inundated with curious and, at times, careless visitors.

In all instances, including Deb Haaland’s trip last week, the out...