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Sierra Foothills Residents Want Trump to Scale Back National Monument

Some locals want protections lifted on Giant Sequoia National Monument.

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When President Trump announced a review of several national monuments, most Californians came out against it. But near Giant Sequoia National Monument around Fresno and Bakersfield, some residents are petitioning to shrink the public lands and make it easier for loggers do fire mitigation in the area.