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Groups sue to stop Utah oil and gas drilling

WASHINGTON — Conservation groups filed a lawsuit Wednesday to block the Bush administration's last-minute sale of oil-and-gas drilling leases in Utah near national parks ... Dinosaur National Monument and Arches and Canyonlands National Parks.

Drilling platforms near national parks?

SALT LAKE CITY — The view of Delicate Arch natural bridge — an unspoiled landmark so iconic it's on Utah's license plates — could ... shows that in one case drilling parcels bordering Arches National Park are just 1.3 miles from Delicate Arch.

Feds halt plan to drill in scenic Utah canyons

Last week, the BLM pulled drilling leases that were located on and near the borders of Arches National Park, Dinosaur National Monument and Canyonlands National Park, all in Utah. The additional deferrals were announced after business hours Tuesday.

Bush-era energy drilling leases in Utah canceled

In its first action to overturn Bush administration policies on energy, the Obama administration on Wednesday said it will cancel oil drilling leases on more than 130,000 acres near two national parks and other protected areas in Utah. "In the last weeks ...

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Drilling near parks opposed - Salt Lake City and Utah ...

Updated April. 11, 2014

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar told Congress Wednesday that he will not support oil drilling near Arches and Canyonlands national parks, nor Dinosaur National Monument.

Bush-era oil leases in Utah canceled - US news ...

Updated April. 5, 2014

Environmental groups lauded the action, saying drilling would have threatened Utah's wild lands and spoil views from some of the state's spectacular national parks.

Arches, Desolation Canyon are 'too wild to drill,' group ...

Updated April. 10, 2014

A new Wilderness Society report selected 12 American landscapes as areas that are too wild to drill and two Utah locations made the list — Arches ...

Arches, Desolation Canyon listed as places 'too wild to ...

Updated April. 6, 2014

A new Wilderness Society report selected 12 American landscapes as areas that are "too wild to drill" and two Utah locations made the list — Arches ...