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MAP: Public land conflicts in Utah

Published May 2, 2014 5:49 pm
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The management of public lands in Utah has long sparked debate, lawsuits and occasionally civil disobedience, as the interests of rural Utahns, environmentalists, recreationists, developers, local officials and federal land managers collide.

Here are issues raising tensions in the state, and where some of the more notable altercations have taken place. Black pins indicate conflicts that involve the entire state, and colored icons represent the general region where a conflict arises.

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