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Trump reduces Bears Ears and Grand Staircase monuments
Appearing in Utah on Monday, President Donald Trump shrank the size of two of the state’s national monuments by about 2 million acres. Trump decreased Bears Ears National Monument by about 85 percent and cut Grand Staircase-Escalante roughly in half. Several environmental groups filed a lawsuit to block the actions, and other environmental organizations and tribes say they also intend to sue.
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