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Enviros file suit to stop USBLM leasing of Utah lands rich in archaeological sites

A Utah conservation group asked a judge to invalidate the sale of 43 oil and gas leases on land jam-packed with some of the nation’s most significant archaeological resources.


Friends of Cedar Mesa is challenging lease sales covering approximately 51,400 acres of public lands in San Juan County, according to a federal lawsuit filed Feb. 6 against the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.


https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-02-19/utah-oil-and-gas-leases-attacked-in-court-by-conservationists

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