Fighting the BLM's RMP

Last week, roughly 1,000 Sweetwater County citizens showed up to get information about the Bureau of Land Management's Resource Management Plan (RMP) draft for the Rock Springs Field Office and voice their concerns over the plan.

Both local and state government leaders are also voicing their concerns, to the point of writing letters to the BLM asking for a withdrawal of the plan.

Public outcry

By 3 p.m., when the BLM's open-house style public meeting about the RMP was set to start, a line of people stretched out the doors of the Rock Springs Holiday Inn. The line wound through the lobby and th...


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