Arches National Park

Arches National Park

Park Service Asking BLM to Back Off on Drilling

November 25, 2008, 7:47 am
More talks set for Tuesday could resolve objections to oil and gas drilling near some of Utah's national parks. Denver-based regional Park Service director Mike Snyder is trying to stop the auction of 50,000 acres of drilling parcels on or near the borders of Arches National Park, Dinosaur National Monument and Canyonlands National Park.