28 Jul '11, 7pm

DeChristopher case begs question: What if enviros were allowed to bid on oil leases? #bidder70

DeChristopher case begs question: What if enviros were allowed to bid on oil leases? #bidder70

Photo: Peaceful Uprising By now you've probably heard the story of Tim DeChristopher , the 27-year-old activist who single-handedly shut down an entire Bureau of Land Management auction back in December 2008. DeChristopher, then a student at the University of Utah, snuck into the oil and gas leasing sale, posed as a bidder, and outbid developers on 22,500 acres of federal lands in southern Utah. Almost overnight, he became an environmental folk hero, an eco-saboteur straight from an Edward Abbey novel. Although he was arrested, convicted for making false statements , and sentenced on Tuesday to two years in prison, his monkey wrenching worked. The incoming Obama administration cancelled the auction's results and refused to reschedule the sale. So, mission accomplished, right? DeChristopher stood up to a last-ditch effort by the Bush administration to open federal lands for...

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