Obscure company buys up BLM leases in San Juan County

A single, obscure company purchases all the public-lands leases the Bureau of Land Management auctioned recently in an area of Utah's San Juan County that preservationists say is rich in archaeological resources. But it's unclear who is behind the company -- and what they want the leases for.

Bears Ears National Monument and shrinkage

March leases

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Source: The Salt Lake Tribune; Bureau of Land Management; Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance