Utah Wilderness News, April 5, 2010

Sec. Salazar brings rock-solid sense to management of Nine Mile Canyon

"Interior Secretary Ken
Salazar continues to make good on his promise to restore much-needed
balance and common sense to the regulation of oil and gas drilling in
the West. And, so far, Utah has been the centerpiece of Salazar's
campaign to roll back the "drill at all costs" policy of the previous

The latest advance in Salazar's campaign came Wednesday with
announcement of a legal settlement that effectively ends the
application of so-called "categorical exclusions" giving energy
companies a shortcut around regulations designed to protect sensitive
natural and cultural resources from damage inflicted by drilling
operations." Read more–Salt Lake Tribune