Draft BLM plan lays the right course for protecting Moab’s recreation economy

A plan released today by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to manage oil, gas and potash development and to protect recreation resources on public land in and around Moab was lauded by local business, local officials, and recreation advocates. With well over 100 commercial recreational businesses, hosting tens of thousands of customers spending hundreds of millions of dollars, the area is a key economic driver in the state and region.