30 Mar '13, 11pm

Utah Earth Day poster contest dares ask, "Where would you be without fossil fuels?"

Utah Earth Day poster contest dares ask, "Where would you be without fossil fuels?"

on the message behind Earth Day. While the national ecology teach-in day usually means bike rides and recycling campaigns, in Utah the message this year is: "Where would you be without oil, gas and mining?" Utah's Division of Oil, Gas and Mining just got done promoting a contest for students in grades K-6 that was designed to "improve students' and the public's awareness of the important role that oil, gas, and mining play in our everyday lives" with participating students designing their own posters on that message. The poster contest has been sponsored by Society of Petroleum Engineers and is now in its second year. "Without fossil fuels, we don't have the economy, we don't have jobs, we don't have modern society" - Jim Springer When asked about the objective of the state's student contest, Jim Springer, the Division of Oil, Gas and Mining's Public Information Officer, t...

Full article: http://green.autoblog.com/2013/03/30/utah-earth-day-poste...

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