Drilling proposed outside Zion National Park

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Nick

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The BLM is seeking public comments on a proposal to lease oil and gas parcels just outside of Zion National Park. If that pisses you off, then please head over the below link before Feb 10, 2017 and submit your comments. Click "Comment on Document" for a form to add your comments.

https://eplanning.blm.gov/epl-front-office/eplanning/planAndProjectSite.do?methodName=dispatchToPatternPage&currentPageId=105719


Photos of the lands proposed for oil development. Yes, that is Zion NP in the background:
http://suwa.org/lands-affected-blms-june-2017-lease-sale/

More info:
http://www.thespectrum.com/story/news/2017/01/13/fight-brewing-over-proposed-oil-drilling-washington-county/96547992/

SUWA post:
http://suwa.org/press-release-blm-announces-proposal-sell-oil-gas-leases-doorstep-zion-national-park/
 

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uintafly

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I think we need to get used to this for at least the next 4 years. Not to get all political on here, but based on what I have seen over the past few weeks, I really don't like the outlook for the environment.
 

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