Study Disproves Republican BS That National Monuments Hurt Local Economies

Donald Trump stripped Bears Ears National Monument and the Grand Staircase-Escalante in Utah of their federal designations during his first year in office. State legislators applauded this move, fearing that the protections that come with this designation would hurt local economic benefits from mining, logging, and ranching.

A new study, however, paints a different picture.

LINK (via: Gizmodo)

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