Utah county should sell Rose Canyon to be mined

Posted: Oct 11, 2010

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Salt Lake Tribune

Kennecott Utah Copper is willing to make amends to the taxpayers of Salt Lake County. To end a dispute over access to its mineral claims under county-owned land in Rose Canyon, Kennecott has offered $5.3 million for 800 acres of the west-side wildlands. The County Council, which approved the deal in principle this week, should finalize the sale without delay.

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