A letter by 14 senators urges President Barack Obama to designate 1.8 million acres in southeastern Utah as a new national monument, an idea that environmentalists embrace while Utah’s congressional delegation and many rural leaders oppose.
On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman, Gov. Gary Herbert’s spokesman Marty Carpenter, Utah Sierra Club’s Mark Clemens and Tribune reporter Matt Canham join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss the Greater Canyonlands National Monument proposal and what a compromise on protecting public land could look like.
Watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can also join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the hashtag #TribTalk on Twitter and Google+ or texting 801-609-8059.
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