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The costs (and lack of benefits) of designating a national monument

The costs (and lack of benefits) of designating a national monument

BY JEFFREY W. MCCOY, ATTORNEY On December 4, 2017, President Trump reduced the size of the Bears Ears National Monument from over 1.35 million acres to around 200,000 acres. A few days later, Patagonia, a retail company that sells outdoor wear and took in over $200 million in revenue in 2017, sued the federal government. In […]