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Kate Sheppard

Democratic Congressman Wants Federal Investigation Into ALEC-Backed Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The ranking member of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation wants the Department of Inte...

'Serious Concern' For Safety As Ranchers, Militia Protest For Land Rights

AP | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 04.13.2014 | Politics

Federal land managers say "escalating tensions" led them to release all 400 or so head of cattle rounded up on public land in southern Nevada from a r...

David Lohr

Nevada Rancher Warns Land Dispute With BLM 'Could Turn Into' Next Waco

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 04.11.2014 | Crime

Carol Bundy, the wife of a Nevada rancher locked in a tense standoff with federal rangers, warns the ongoing dispute could escalate to the point of a ...

Landing on Park Place Before You Pass Go

Ellis Richard | Posted 03.21.2014 | Green
Ellis Richard

While our parks may not be the total cure to our nation's fiscal challenges, these numbers show that parks are an economically powerful and positive economic engine actually helping us get our fiscal house back in order.

Wild Horses at Risk of Slaughter as BLM's Problems Worsen

Suzanne Roy | Posted 03.13.2014 | Green
Suzanne Roy

The BLM told us this could never happen, but it did. They told us they'd investigate how this happened, but they didn't. They said it would never happen again; do you trust them? You shouldn't.

Wild Horses -- Beauty and the Betrayers: Part Two

Pamela Glasner | Posted 03.03.2014 | Green
Pamela Glasner

As I have said previously, the wild horses of America's eleven western states are caught in a battle of competing interests for the land on which they...

Wild Horses - Beauty and the Betrayers (Part One)

Pamela Glasner | Posted 02.20.2014 | Impact
Pamela Glasner

Would you be surprised to learn we still have herds of wild horses roaming the American countryside? I guess I've always known it, but it's not somet...

Where Big Business Meets the BLM

Ellis Richard | Posted 03.29.2014 | Green
Ellis Richard

Public lands, most of it federally managed lands in national parks, national forests and Bureau of Land Management landscapes generate millions of dollars a year. Some of that revenue comes from outdoor recreation gear sales, including all that outdoor fashion wear.

Forgotten War Heroes This Veteran's Day

Suzanne Roy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Suzanne Roy

This Veterans Day please remember the sacrifices of all veterans, including the tens of thousands of horses who tirelessly served this country, and their descendants, who today are forgotten and literally thrown away.

Let's Be "Smart From the Start" With Solar, Wind on Public Lands

Ann Morgan | Posted 12.30.2013 | Green
Ann Morgan

They're part of what define America's outdoor heritage and fuel our outdoor recreation economy, responsible for about 6.1 million jobs and $646 billion in spending yearly. These same lands, however, also provide some of the best wind and solar resources our county has to offer.

Inspired Freedom Vanishing Art Photography Exhibit Helps to Save America's Precious Wild Horses

Zoe Helene | Posted 11.24.2013 | Impact
Zoe Helene

If you're traveling through or live near Tulsa, Okla., in early October, you won't want to miss Kimerlee Curyl's Freedom Vanishing, a special photography exhibition in support of America's legendary wild horses.

For The First Time Ever, No One Bids On Wyoming Coal Lease

AP | By MEAD GRUVER | Posted 10.22.2013 | Green

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — For the first time, nobody has bid on a federal coal tract offered for sale in Wyoming after the company that initially sought...

U.S. Coal Exports

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 10.08.2013 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

It remains to be seen if the U.S. will phase out coal domestically and merely displace its harmful effects to developing economies, especially China and India, or phase it out altogether.

BLM Roundup to "Save" Wild Horses Kills Three Wild Horses

Suzanne Roy | Posted 10.07.2013 | Green
Suzanne Roy

We're still hopeful Secretary Jewell will implement the needed reform, and we stand ready to work with her to turn around this government program that wastes taxpayer money and costs wild horses their freedom and sometimes their lives.

When Nature Breaks

Abree Murch | Posted 09.25.2013 | College
Abree Murch

Over the next twenty-four hours, I learned that you've never experienced a thunderstorm until you've camped through one.

Another Win For Over The River Project

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 08.28.2013 | Denver

DENVER — An appeals board is upholding the Bureau of Land Management's decision to grant the artist Christo a permit for his Over the River proj...

Trek West for the Big Picture

Chip Ward | Posted 08.24.2013 | Green
Chip Ward

I assume you understand by now that you woke up this morning on an overheated planet of slums threatened by ecological collapse. So instead, let's get right to the point: what do we do about it? How do we begin to heal the wounds?

5 Fatal Flaws in President Obama's New Fracking Regulations

Kassie Siegel | Posted 07.21.2013 | Green
Kassie Siegel

If the Obama Administration wants to provide any real protection for our air, water and climate, Secretary Jewell should withdraw these regulations a second time and go back to the drawing board.

Is This Federal Agency Preventing Job Growth?

AP | GARANCE BURKE | Posted 07.09.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Leading oil industry groups said Thursday federal land managers are blocking new energy development and job creation by postponi...

Huge News For California Drilling

AP | GARANCE BURKE | Posted 07.07.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Federal land managers have postponed all oil and gas lease auctions in California until October, citing budget problems and low ...

Hickenlooper Not the Only Government Official Trying to Frack Colorado

Gary Wockner | Posted 05.08.2013 | Denver
Gary Wockner

Helen Hankins has also been in the very-uncomfortable glare of public fracking scrutiny, and for a good reason. The Colorado BLM has stirred up a hornet's nest of controversy over the past year proposing fracking in three areas of the state.

Alaska Scientists Discover Remains of 40,000-Year-Old Extinct Bison

AlaskaDispatch.com | Posted 03.30.2013 | Science
AlaskaDispatch.com

As she scraped cold dirt from the remains of an extinct bison, Pam Groves wrinkled her nose at a rotten-egg smell wafting from gristle that still clun...

'Over The River' Project Making Small Gains

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 03.25.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Construction of the proposed "Over the River" project in Colorado is on hold pending legal challenges, but artist Christo said Wednesda...

Contentious Horse Roundup Resumes

AP | SCOTT SONNER | Posted 01.10.2013 | Green

RENO, Nev. -- The Bureau of Land Management can resume its roundup of dozens of wild mustangs in northern Nevada, but wranglers must limit their use o...

Don't Frack Denver's Water!

Gary Wockner | Posted 12.13.2012 | Green
Gary Wockner

In Colorado, fracking has mostly occurred on the plains and near the suburbs, whereas Denver's watershed is upstream in the mountains. Until now.