Utah Wilderness Area Sale Will Yield A Few Weeks' Worth Of Oil

The Bureau of Land Management has auctioned off nearly nearly 40,000 acres of legislatively proposed wilderness in Utah to oil interests -- although studies show the resulting oil would serve the country's needs only for a few weeks.
September 13, 2004, 12pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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The sale (ironically coinciding with the 40th anniversary of the Wilderness Act) is being opposed by a number of organizations, including the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance, the Natural Resources Defense Council, The Wilderness Society, The Grand Canyon Trust, and the Utah Chapter of the Sierra Club.

Thanks to Michael Dudley

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Published on Wednesday, September 8, 2004 in Wilderness Society

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