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Trump Administration's Public Lands Policies Could Have Lasting Impact In The Mountain West

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Sunset at Bears Ears National Monument, one of the areas designated for potential energy development.

The Trump Administration is issuing leases on public lands in 10 western states for oil and gas drilling. Critics have accused the administration of rushing the leases without adequate public input and on Friday, a federal court sided with environmentalists by ordering the reinstatement of public participation. We look at the impact this could have on Idaho's wilderness with Boise State professor of public policy John Freemuth.

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