Trial begins in Utah oil-gas lease auction case

Associated Press: About 400 environmental activists marched to the federal courthouse Monday to support a man facing trial this week on charges that he thwarted a 2008 oil-and-gas lease auction to bring attention to climate change. Tim DeChristopher, 29, has pleaded not guilty in U.S. District Court to felony counts of interfering with and making false representations at a government auction, although he doesn't dispute the facts of the case. Jury selection begins Monday and the twice-delayed trial is expected......

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