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Article Date: January 2017
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Outdoor Execs Say They’ll Exit Utah over Recreation Access

As the state of Utah threatened to sue the federal government over the Obama Administration’s recent designation of 1.35 million acres for the Bears Ears National Monument, the founder of Patagonia wrote an open letter to the governor promising his company would withdraw from the Outdoor Retailer Show over the issue and the former CEO of Black Diamond wrote an op-ed piece in the Salt Lake City Tribune saying the show would withdraw from the state over the issue.


The Outdoor Retailer pours some $40 million into Salt Lake City annually and is by far its largest convention. It has threatened ... Log in to view full article.


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