Tim DeChristopher

Environment

Utah's environmental outlaw: hero or criminal?

When the U.S. Bureau of Land Management auctioned oil/gas drilling leases in Salt Lake City last month, Tim DeChristopher, a University of Utah student, won $1.7 million dollars worth of land rights. The problem: he never had any intent of paying for it.

Environment

Utah's environmental outlaw: hero or criminal?

When the U.S. Bureau of Land Management auctioned oil/gas drilling leases in Salt Lake City last month, Tim DeChristopher, a University of Utah student, won $1.7 million dollars worth of land rights. The problem: he never had any intent of paying for it.