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Fake bidder could face federal charges KUTV - Salt Lake City,UT,USA But Tim DeChristopher doesn’t have the money, and never intended to pay up. Now, the 27 year old environmentalist may face federal charges.

Imposter monkeywrenches mineral lands bid Salt Lake Tribune - United States Tim DeChristopher, 27, faces possible federal charges after winning bids totaling about $1.8 million on more than 10 lease parcels that he admits he has ...

Activist accused of tainting drilling lease sale The Associated Press The FBI was questioning a man who registered for the auction as Tim DeChristopher of Salt Lake City, said the bureau's Utah Energy Team Leader Terry Catlin. ...

Utah BLM lease auction goes through, sort-of
New West - Missoula,MT,USA
And the auction itself was disrupted by a couple environmental activists, one of whom, 27 year old University of Utah student Tim DeChristopher, ...

Bogus lease bidder won't face charges - yet
Salt Lake Tribune - United States
U. economics student Tim DeChristopher, 27, was detained and questioned Friday during the auction after other bidders complained to officials they thought ...

Activist disrupts oil and gas auction in Utah by launching bidding ...
It's Getting Hot In Here - Washington,DC,USA
On December 19 Utah resident Tim DeChristopher took creative and effective action to disrupt an auction that was selling off oil and gas leases on hundreds ...

Oil lays waste to the West Los Angeles Times - The greed, speed and scale of development in wild lands is an open wound on America.  By Terry Tempest Williams December 7, 2008

 

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Holiday oil and gas sale & civil disobedience

Remember This Name: Tim DeChristopher

Thank You Tim DeChristopher!

Charges Will Be Announced Today Against DeChristopher - Amy Goodman Interview Too!

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Eco-activist bids up oil and gas leases at auction
Grist Magazine - Seattle,WA,USA
At a federal auction for oil and gas leases in Utah last week, environmental activist Tim DeChristopher posed as a buyer, successfully bidding up lease ...

Hayduke Lives: Tim DeChristopher’s Heroic Act of Creative Civil Disobedience

 

  • 'Direct action gets the goods' Featured Article 'Direct action gets the goods' 'Direct action gets the goods'

    By AMY GOODMAN SYNDICATED COLUMNIST Tim DeChristopher is an economics student at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. He had just finished his last final exam before winter... More »

  • A bid to save pristine land Featured Article A bid to save pristine land A bid to save pristine land

    Reporting from Salt Lake City -- Environmental activists were marching glumly outside the Bureau of Land Management offices here one day last month, as inside hundreds of... More »

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