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The Navajo Nation government has reaffirmed its opposition to Utah’s Public Lands Initiative, a federal bill intended to thwart the designation of the Bears Ears National Monument in San Juan County, Utah.

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A controversial group that advocates for the transfer of federal lands to the states, the American Lands Council, is losing members.

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Wednesday’s auction of state trust lands in Utah netted $5.5 million for schools and other trust beneficiaries, but drew concern from conservationists, hunters, and others concerned about public access to the newly privatized parcels.

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Author and wilderness advocate Terry Tempest Williams and her husband are voicing disappointment over the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to reject their offer for oil and gas leases at the agency’s quarterly lease sale in Utah last February.

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A roughly 400-acre parcel on scenic Comb Ridge in San Juan County, Utah, has been sold.