4 Arrested Blockading the U.S. First Tarsands Mine in Utah

EcoWatch: Dozens of environmental activists have signaled that the expansion of the tar sands in Utah will not happen without a fight. Yesterday, about 40 protestors disrupted the work on the Utah tar sands strip mine, the first to be built in the U.S., located in the Book Cliffs wilderness area. The activists blocked a road using two tripods trying to stop traffic on the road which the tar sands firm, U.S. Oil Sands, is constructing south east of Salt Lake City. The company is starting an $80 million......

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