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Spiral Jetty Threatened by Oil Drillers

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Artist Robert Smithson’s masterpiece, Spiral Jetty, is in danger from plans for oil exploration near in the Salt Lake nearby. The operation would require roads for oil tank trucks, cranes, pumps etc. which produce noise and will severely alter the wild, natural place.

Carol Stakenas, executive director of LACE, suggests that emails or letters of protest be sent to to Jonathan Jemming 801-537-9023 jjemming@utah.gov. Refer to Application # 8853.

Before 7pm today.

(Photo by George Steinmetz)

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