utah wilderness

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…

Robert Redford: You Can't Put A Price On Silence Or Solitude

Article: Robert Redford: You Can't Put A Price On Silence Or Solitude

You can’t put a price on silence or solitude. You can’t quantify the beauty of wilderness. And yet that’s not going to stop the Bush administration from trying to sell off what should be the birthright of future generations. In three days, this Friday, 110,000 acres of majestic Utah wild lands go on the auction…