SALT LAKE CITY — Just two days earlier than a campaign cease in Utah, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., promised if she’s elected president, she’ll restore the state’s Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments.
In a Medium.com publish, Warren additionally pledged that “on my first day as president, I will signal an government order that says no more drilling — a complete moratorium on all new fossil gasoline leases, together with for drilling offshore and on public lands.”
Her public lands positions have been criticized as out of contact by officials from the counties the place the monuments are situated.
“She has no concept what she’s speaking about,” Garfield County Commission Chairman Leland Pollock stated. “Elizabeth Warren can be the worst thing that might ever happen to public lands, I can inform you that right now.”
Pollock stated President Donald Trump shrunk Grand Staircase-Escalante in Garfield County and Bears Ears in San Juan…