Book Cliffs http://kuer.org en Agreement Reached to Delay Drilling in Book Cliffs http://kuer.org/post/agreement-reached-delay-drilling-book-cliffs <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Utah’s governor has struck a deal with an oil company to hold off on drilling in an area of the Book Cliffs that’s prized for its wildlife habitat.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 21:15:36 +0000 Dan Bammes 35384 at http://kuer.org Agreement Reached to Delay Drilling in Book Cliffs Book Cliffs Compromise in the Works http://kuer.org/post/book-cliffs-compromise-works <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Governor Gary Herbert’s office is trying to work out a deal with Utah’s state lands agency on a drilling lease in the Book Cliffs. &nbsp;</p><p>Last week, Governor Herbert asked the State Institutional Trust Lands Administration, or SITLA, to hold off on a drilling lease in an area of the Book Cliffs in Grand County.&nbsp; Sportsmen’s groups and environmentalists say the area is pristine wildlife habitat and ought to be preserved.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 21:04:07 +0000 Dan Bammes 34933 at http://kuer.org Book Cliffs Compromise in the Works Group Criticizes State Management of Book Cliffs http://kuer.org/post/group-criticizes-state-management-book-cliffs <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>An environmental group says the decision to lease a large area of the Book Cliffs for oil and gas exploration shows Utah can’t manage its own public lands.</p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 21:12:50 +0000 Dan Bammes 34872 at http://kuer.org Group Criticizes State Management of Book Cliffs