President Trump is preparing an executive order targeting a massive national monument in Utah, a key part of former President Obama’s conservation legacy.
Obama created the 1.3 million-acre Bears Ears National Monument in late December using his unilateral power under the Antiquities Act.
The action drew heavy backlash, with conservatives accusing him of shutting down development of fossil fuels or other land uses without concern for local economies.
Trump is expected to sign an order Wednesday to examine all national monuments going back two decades, a White House official said.
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