Plans to Drill Near Untouched Geological Formations In Utah Met With Resistance

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Plans to drill 2,000 square miles of land in Utah for drilling have been met with resistance from groups who want to preserve the Swell, an area of untouched geological formations in Utah also popular for recreational hiking and canyoneering. The auctioneering of hundreds of parcels in the area is a slap to the face to the many visitors who want to preserve the area for their own recreation use and that of future generations.

Read more from the New York Times "Environment Groups Set for New Fight Over Drilling on U.S.-Managed Utah Land."