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Governor Herbert opposes oil/gas lease auction near Zion National Park

Posted: 4:23 PM, Jun 02, 2017
Updated: 2017-06-02 18:23:20-04
Governor Herbert opposes oil/gas lease auction near Zion National Park

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Governor Gary Herbert is speaking out against a proposed auction of oil and gas leases near Zion National Park.

In a letter to the Bureau of Land Management, the governor said he opposed the auction because it could harm tourism and economic development in southern Utah.

Read the letter here: