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Lawmaker Kills Bill Aimed At Selling Off 3.3 Million Acres of Public Land

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 02.02.2017 | Politics

A Republican lawmaker has withdrawn a bill that would have sold off millions of acres of federal land in the West after a massive backlash from enviro...

Forged Federal Document Complicates Growing Fight Over Bears Ears

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 05.24.2016 | Green

Advocates of a contentious national monument designation for Utah's Bears Ears area are concerned that local residents will be misled about the design...

Subsidized to the End: Not Even Corporate Welfare Can Save Big Coal

Ben Jervey | Posted 04.01.2017 | Green
Ben Jervey

This year, two energy companies that have each received billions of dollars in subsidies and financial support from the federal government are going into bankruptcy.

The Right and American History

Robert Slayton | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics
Robert Slayton

History contradicts the claims of Mr. Bundy, his supporters in the U.S. Senate and in the media. His armed supporters are potential felons. And ignorant of the history they purport to revere.

Colorado Roadless Rule Goes Into Effect

The Colorado Independent | Troy Hooper | Posted 09.05.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Troy Hooper: A plan to manage some of Colorado's most prized forests went into effect on Tuesday, marking the end o...

PHOTOS: The Week In Colorado News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In an interesting week of Colorado news, the University of Colorado Board of Regents delivered some tough news to Colorado students. Meanwhile, in a ...

Utah Passes Law To SEIZE LAND FROM FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, Hopes Movement Catches On In West

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Fed up with federal ownership of more than half the land in Utah, Republican Gov. Gary Herbert on Saturday authorized the use o...

Tim DeChristopher Reinvents the Greenbuck in Utah

Jerry Cope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jerry Cope

Deforestation, chemical pollution in the world's oceans, biological diversity, species extinction, and greenhouse gas emissions are detrimental to life on Earth as we know it.