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Company to alter plan to leave historic petroglyphs in place

Nov 21, 2018 - The Salt Lake Tribune

Provo • A Utah mining company has decided to leave rocks containing ancient petroglyphs in place rather than move them as part of an anticipated expansion plan.

The Daily Herald reports the Bureau of Land Management in August 2017 approved Kilgore Companies' submitted notice of intent to expand its gravel mining operation in Benjamin.

But that approval was halted when ancient petroglyphs were found on nine boulders inside the expansion area.

Matt Preston, Bureau of Land Manag...