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2016, Utah Geological Survey (UGS)

The Weber River watershed contains a small part of Box Elder and all or much of Weber, Morgan, Davis, and Summit Counties in northern Utah; a small part of the watershed is located in Wyoming. The watershed includes two major regions.

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2016, Utah Geological Survey (UGS)
Utah is fortunate to have abundant and diverse energy resources including large reserves of conventional fossil fuels, several areas suitable for renewable resource development, and vast quantities of untapped unconventional oil shale and oil sand resources.
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2016, Utah Geological Survey (UGS)

Paleozoic shales in Utah have tremendous untapped gas potential. These include the Mississippian/Pennsylvanian Manning Canyon Shale/Doughnut Formation and Pennsylvanian Paradox Formation of central and southeastern Utah, respectively.

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2016, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

The magnitude 4.0 earthquake that occurred on October 16, 2012, near Hollis Center and Waterboro in southwestern Maine surprised and startled local residents but caused only minor damage. A two-person U.S.

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