UDB collects 20,000+ public comments in support of Bears Ears
After a record-breaking initial comment period, UDB collected more than 2,200 additional public comments in support of Bears Ears National Monument during the secondary period that concluded July 10. Public comments continue to reflect the strong local Native American majority that favors the existing boundary and Monument protection for the Bears Ears cultural landscape. Statistical analysis demonstrates 98% of all comments received by the Department of Interior support keeping or expanding National Monument designations.
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