Politics & Government

February 4, 2009 6:31 PM

Obama reverses Bush course on oil, gas leases in Utah

The Interior Department on Wednesday put the brakes on a Bush administration plan to expand oil and gas drilling in Utah's wild red-rock country near Arches and Canyonlands national parks. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar withdrew the leases, saying the auction took place without proper environmental review.

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