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Governor Issues Statement on BLM Reversal of Wild Lands Designation

Jun. 01, 2011

Salt Lake City -- Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert has issued the following statement in response to today's BLM announcement that it will not designate any lands as "Wild Lands":
"This is a win for Utah's county by county process, which has proven successful in identifying wilderness. I have defended Utah's process in my multiple conversations with Secretary Salazar and Deputy Hayes, so I am pleased they are listening. This may be a step in the right direction, but Utah will remain vigilant and engaged on this critical front."

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