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Rural Colorado Counties Experiencing High-Ozone Warnings By State Health Officials

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Dennis Webb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Put together the wide-open spaces, low population and light traffic of a place like Rio Blanco County, and it wouldn't seem like a recipe for an ozone...

Salazar: BLM Drilling Permits On The Rise

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Dennis Webb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says the Bureau of Land Management expects to process 7,200 oil and gas drilling permits this year, up from about 5,000...

Weekly Mulch: Activist Tim DeChristopher Convicted of Two Felonies

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Environmental activist Tim DeChristopher was convicted yesterday of two felony counts. DeChristopher was o...

Bidder 70: Obedience Is Scarier Than Prison

Andy Stepanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andy Stepanian

We are fighting for our futures, and Tim DeChristopher is our first voluntary casualty.

Six Horse Racing Highlights From 2010

Liz O'Connell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

This year, advocates for the welfare of horses stepped up their game. And as for the sport? Some relatively new, relatively young race horse owners' commitment to the sport paid off.

Interior Announces Restoration Of Wilderness Rules For Public Lands

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

(ASSOCIATED PRESS) DENVER (AP) -- The Obama administration plans to reverse a Bush-era policy and make millions of undeveloped acres of land once aga...

Plan To Protect Canyons Of The Ancients Has Ranchers, Drillers Up In Arms

The Durango Herald | Dale Rodebaugh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Ranchers, a company drilling for carbon dioxide, recreational users and private landowners are up in arms over the resource-management plan adopted in...

Post-Election Is a Prime Time for Public Lands Planning

Bill Meadows | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Meadows

Through public engagement and sharing of knowledge, we can make the National Landscape Conservation System a model program for land conservation that promotes economic values and fosters planning for future growth.

Interior Department Documents Reveal Plans To Protect Enormous Amounts Of Land In The West

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Gary Harmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Broad swaths of western land, equivalent to the size of Colorado and Wyoming combined, should be considered "treasured lands" and managed without rega...

White River Drilling Forecast: 10 Times The Number Of

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A planning document projects potentially more than 10 times the current number of oil and gas wells on the White River National Forest over the next 1...

Fossil Foolishness: Utah's Pursuit of Oil Shale and Tar Sands

Karin P. Sheldon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Karin P. Sheldon

There's a saying in the West: "Whiskey is for drinking, water is for fighting over." This maxim could get put to the test as companies pursue development of tar sands and oil shale in Utah.

BP Violating Own Safety Manual On Southwest Colorado Ranch

Durango Herald | Dale Rodebaugh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Cows and ditches are not a good mix, says Bayfield rancher Ross Gosney. So when he went to his summer pasture one day and saw a trough cut in the e...

Speak Up for Wild Horses; Send a Letter via Pony Express

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Over the past few weeks, tens of thousands of you have contacted the federal Bureau of Land Management, encouraging the agency to impose an immediate ...

Were Mohammed Incarnate Today...BLM Beware!

Sheila Shayon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sheila Shayon

Wild horses and burros are being systematically destroyed in the US by the government agency, Building Land Management, (BLM) and the powers that be and the public at large are turning a blind eye.

Rebecca Watson, Senior Interior Department Official,

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Dennis Webb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A woman who had authority over planning for oil and gas development on the Roan Plateau while she was a high-level federal official has withdrawn from...

Be Heard by the BLM: Urge an End to Wild Horse Roundups

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Over the past 10 years, the BLM has removed some 74,000 wild horses and burros from the range, and it intends to remove a total of 12,000 horses this year. The program is costly, illogical, and has also had tragic consequences.

Back in Humpty Dumpty Land

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

Through a useful regulatory loophole, commonsense safeguards have been absent in the United States' Powder River Basin since 1990.

Weekly Mulch: Politics, Power, and the Environment Beyond BP

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Washington has a blind spot when it comes to the environment. BP and the oil spill brought the government's ...

Obama to open up 1.8 million Alaskan acres to drilling

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- The Interior Department is offering oil and gas leases on 1.8 million acres of Alaska's National Petroleum Reserve while pro...

Weekly Mulch: As risks for oil and gas grow, USSF offers change

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger BP oil has been spilling into the Gulf of Mexico for more than two months, and while attention has focused t...

Interior Department Leaks Memos Indicating Possible Creation Of New Protected Areas In Colorado

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Gary Harmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

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Browns Canyon Wilderness Study Area

Mike Rosso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Mike Rosso

What began as a review for wilderness designation has become a jumble of information and falsehoods, involving politicians, motorists, wilderness proponents and the NRA.

Keeping Green Energy Green

John Flicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John Flicker

A huge victory for conservation was won on America's Sagebrush terrain out West this week. It marks a giant step toward restoring the role of sound science in managing public land.

Energy Primer for Western Colorado

Adele Israel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Adele Israel

After listening to seven speakers and a panel discussion at Mesa State, I may not know everything about the local fossil fuel industry, but I sure know a lot more acronyms.

Wild Horses Shot and Killed In Nevada

hosted.ap.org | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

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