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Utah Oil and Gas Lease Auction Protested, Legal Deal Struck

Article: Utah Oil and Gas Lease Auction Protested, Legal Deal Struck

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, December 19, 2008 (ENS) – Today, in front of the Bureau of Land Management headquarters in Salt Lake City, more than 100 demonstrators braved the wind and cold hoping their protest could save some of Utah’s prime wilderness lands from destruction for oil and gas development. Inside, the BLM was auctioning…

Redford, Conservationists Seek Injunction to Stop Utah Lease Sales

Article: Redford, Conservationists Seek Injunction to Stop Utah Lease Sales

WASHINGTON, DC, December 17, 2008 (ENS) – Today, Robert Redford joined members of Congress and a coalition of environmental, preservation and business groups in an effort to stop the Bureau of Land Management from auctioning Utah wilderness to oil and gas companies. At a news conference, the environmental and preservation groups led by Natural Resources…

Lawsuit Seeks to Block Uranium Mining at Grand Canyon

Article: Lawsuit Seeks to Block Uranium Mining at Grand Canyon

FLAGSTAFF, Arizona, March 13, 2008 (ENS) – One of the great natural wonders of the world – the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River – is threatened by uranium exploration.Three conservation groups filed a lawsuit Wednesday challenging the approval of up to 39 new uranium drilling sites within a few miles of Grand Canyon National…