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Utah could afford to take over federal public lands if energy production and prices stay at current levels, a new study by three economists concludes. But that depends on a number of factors including stable oil and gas prices and a healthy energy market.

On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., Rep. Ken Ivory and SUWA legal director Steve Bloch join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the analysis. 

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