Representative has concerns about Red Desert RMP

Representative Bob Davis shares concerns about what BLM preferred alternative in RMP could mean for the future

As goes the Red Desert, so goes the rest of the country.

This is the concern of Representative Bob Davis (R - Baggs) of House District 47. Davis’ district, while encompassing most of Carbon County, also includes portions of Sweetwater County which is included in the Red Desert. Since it was released in August of this year, the draft resource management plan from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for the Red Desert has been the center of controversy and debate.

Conservation groups have praised the plan. The Muley Fanatics Foundation said “the draft honors years of hard work by the citizens an...


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