Created in 1970 in Utah, Smithson's earthwork creation is 1,500-feet long and 15-feet wide — it's a masterpiece that has gained worldwide attention. However, this unique addition to Utah is being threatened of being destroyed.
Luckily, the deadline has been extended to February 13 (that is next Wednesday, people). According to the January 31 post, the state of Utah has already received 1,000 comments.
To do your part, check out the following:
If you want to send a letter of protest to save the beautiful, natural Utah environment around the Spiral Jetty from oil drilling, the emails or calls of protest go to Jonathan Jemming 801-537-9023 firstname.lastname@example.org . Please refer to Application # 8853. Every letter makes a big difference; they do take a lot of notice and know that publicity may follow. Since the Spiral Jetty has global significance, emails from foreign countries would be of special value.