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Another state joins BLM lawsuit

A multi-state lawsuit against the U.S. Bureau of Land Management recently gained a new appendage: Utah. According to Oil and Gas 360, Governor Gary Herbert announced his state’s move to join Colorado, North Dakota and Wyoming in a suit challenging new Bureau’s new regulations on fracking federal lands, which he posited oversteps federal authority and undermines states’ power. “I believe ...

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Governor: Fossil fuels will remain big part of economy

SALT LAKE CITY— Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says that while the state is moving toward using more renewable energy, fossil fuels will remain important to the economy for the next generation. Herbert’s comments came Thursday during an appearance with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper at the Utah Energy Development Summit in Salt Lake City. Environmental activists say the annual conference is ...

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