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3news   03 March 2019   USA   Utah  
<p>SPRINGDALE, UTAH (KSNV) &mdash; Heavy rainfall prompted a rockslide in Zion National Park on Saturday night. As a result, some popular canyoneering routes have been closed indefinitely.<br />The Zion- Mount Carmel Highway was closed after reports of an ...
MINING.com   18 October 2017   USA   Utah  
<p>Rio Tinto (ASX, LON:RIO), the second largest mining company, declared force majeure last Friday on shipments of refined copper from its Kennecott unit in the U.S. following the death of a worker earlier in the week.</p> <p>Albert Lozano died on October ...
Filed under: Mining News
Newsweek   01 September 2017   USA   Utah  
<p>An ongoing earthquake swarm at Yellowstone volcano is now one of the biggest ever recorded, with over 2,300 tremors since it began in June.<br>As of August 30, 2,357 earthquakes had been recorded. The most powerful in recent weeks was magnitude 3.3; it ...
FOX13 Salt Lake City   14 February 2017   USA   Utah  
<p>SALT LAKE CITY -- US dams were given a "D" grade by the American Society of Civil Engineers.</p><p><br>“We're looking for any real kinds of signs of deterioration. Is the concrete falling apart? Is there some sort of crack we haven't seen before? Is there ...
Phys Org   26 May 2016   USA   Utah  
<p>A Utah mountainside collapsed 4,800 years ago in a gargantuan landslide known as a "rock avalanche," creating the flat floor of what is now Zion National Park by damming the Virgin River to create a lake that existed for 700 years.</p> <p> </p>
CommonDreams   17 November 2015   USA   Utah  
<p>Facing public uprising, the US Bureau of Land Management postpones auction of 73,000 acres of publicly owned oil and gas resources in Utah</p> <p>Where environmentalists and Indigenous activists expected to protest on Tuesday morning, they celebrated instead, ...
Filed under: Energy resources
News Discovery   22 October 2015   USA   Utah  
<p>"It's one of the weirdest turtles that ever lived."</p><p>That was the assessment of University of Texas at Austin doctoral student Joshua Lively, in a statement about a strange new species of turtle that had a pig-like nose and lived 76 million years ago.</p ...