How A Uranium Mining Company Influenced The Bears Ears Decision, & More On This Behind The Headlines

Dec 15, 2017


Recently obtained documents show how a uranium mining company pressured the Trump administration to shrink Bears Ears National Monument. Federal regulators tentatively approve moving forward with the $1 billion Lake Powell Pipeline project. And Utah Gov. Gary Herbert proposes a major bump in education funding for the state.


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