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February 9, 2017 | Feature

Photos of Bears Ears

“Rising from the center of the southeastern Utah landscape and visible from every direction are twin buttes so distinctive that in each of the native languages of the region their name is the same: Hoon'Naqvut, Shash Jáa, Kwiyagatu Nukavachi, Ansh An Lashokdiwe, or ‘Bears Ears.’”

January 13, 2017 | Legal Document

Legal Document: Groups Move to Defend Pause in Federal Coal Leasing Against Lawsuit by Utah Counties

Conservation groups filed a motion in U.S. District Court to defend a pause in the outdated federal coal-leasing program against a legal challenge by two Utah counties. The pause was put in place by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to allow the federal Bureau of Land Management time to review outdated policies for managing billions of tons of federal coal without locking federal lands into decades more of coal mining.

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