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Drilling For Energy On Canyonlands' Doorstep

Rebecca Latson
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Groups such as the National Parks Conservation Association are concerned about U.S. Bureau of Land Management plans to auction oil and gas leases in the West near parks such as Arches and Canyonlands, Dinosaur National Monument, Fort Laramie National Historic Site, and Hovenweep National Monument. While the actual drilling phase of developing these leases brings the most actual disturbance, the setting afterwards looks like this shot contributing photographer Rebecca Latson took recently from the edge of Canyonlands National Park.

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