Utah

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The lucrative Outdoor Retailer show is looking to leave Salt Lake City after organizers failed to reach agreement with Utah Governor Gary Herbert on public-lands issues.


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The Utah state Legislature has passed a resolution that calls on the state’s congressional delegation to shrink Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.


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A few miles from Natural Bridges and the new Bears Ears National Monument, a uranium mining company hopes to expand the Daneros mine from 4.5 acres in size to 46 acres. The Bureau of Land Management has approved an environmental assessment  for the project, and the mining company says the mine will be safe and economically feasible. But environmental advocacy groups and tribes say more needs to be done to ensure that the mine is safe.

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A decision is reportedly near on the years-long dispute over travel management in Recapture Canyon near Blanding, Utah.


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The powerful outdoor-recreation industry is weighing in on the fight over Bears Ears National Monument in Southeast Utah.


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