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Utah Wilderness

Utah Approves Strip Mine Near Bryce Canyon National Park

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — A coal company claimed victory Tuesday when a Utah state board rejected a legal challenge brought by environmental groups that ...

The Red Rock Wilderness Act: Our Chance to Be Present at the Creation

Robert Redford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Redford

For the first time, the U.S. House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forest, and Public Lands will consider a bill designed to protect millions of acres of spectacular Utah lands as wilderness.

Green News Report - April 14, 2009 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

In Today's Audio Report: Florida homes stink!; FDA under fire (again); McDonald's may reduce pesticides in fries; the cardboard box that could save the world; and Utah college student indicted for saving public lands from destruction.

Off to a Green Start: A Roundup of Obama's Environmental Progress

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

People often ask me these days what it is like to advocate for environmental protections under the Obama administration. My answer is simple: it is a tremendous relief.

A Victory for America's Land

Robert Redford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Redford

The Interior Secretary has announced that he is canceling all 77 contested leases surrounding some of Utah's most stunning national parks. This redrock wilderness can now remain part of our natural heritage.

Tim DeChristopher Reinvents the Greenbuck in Utah

Jerry Cope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jerry Cope

Deforestation, chemical pollution in the world's oceans, biological diversity, species extinction, and greenhouse gas emissions are detrimental to life on Earth as we know it.