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Plan To Sell Public Land To Mining Company Is Seen As Reward For Bad Behavior
The Bureau of Land Management is looking to sell 70 acres of conservation land to a limestone mining company that unlawfully discarded waste materials on it.
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Trump Administration Rushes To Lease Federal Lands
By Alexander Nazaryan, Yahoo News
The Department of Interior is quietly preparing to offer hundreds of thousands of acres of public land for leasing to energy companies.
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Trump Administration Scraps Plan To Sell Land Cut From Utah Monument
An Interior Department official claims Secretary Ryan Zinke "did not see the proposal before it went out and was not happy about it."
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The Trump Administration's Fishy Proposal To Sell Land Cut From A Utah Monument
A GOP state lawmaker in Utah could score big from a proposed “disposal” of more than 1,600 acres that Trump stripped from Grand Staircase-Escalante.
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Oops! Federal Officials Divulge Secret Info About Native American Artifacts
By Jennifer Oldham, Reveal
The release of the report is the latest controversy in an intensifying debate about how to protect the nation’s heritage as development and tourism explode across the West.
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Native Americans Fear Effects Of New Oil Drilling Permit In California Monument
Debra Utacia Krol
Tribes and their environmentalist allies fear for cultural sites and endangered species in California’s “Serengeti.”
Bob Strong / Reuters
20 Mining Claims Have Been Staked On Land Trump Cut From Monument Protection
Most of the mineral rights are being eyed by a Canadian copper mining firm. But there's other interest.
Jim Urquhart / Reuters
Feds Weigh Proposals To Ship Wild Horses Overseas
As officials explore options to manage the population, horse advocates fear relocation could lead to animals being slaughtered.
Kim Raff for HuffPost
Trump’s Cut To Utah Monument Is A 'Worst-Case Scenario’ For Historic Sites
The new Bears Ears National Monument boundary strips protections for approximately three-fourths of known archaeological treasures.
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Interior Chief Signs Order To Boost Oil, Gas Development On Federal Lands
It's the latest move in the Trump administration's push for "energy dominance."
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Secretary Zinke: Please Leave Our National Monuments Alone
President of The Trust for Public Land
This attempt to roll back protections for national monuments is unprecedented and terribly misguided.
Bureau Of Land Management Puts Bankrupt Peabody Coal Banner On Website Home Page
Jettisoning the image of children gazing across scenic landscapes on public land, the Bureau of Land Management has replaced
Bureau Of Land Management Changes Website Photo To Big Hunk Of Coal
Previously, it featured two boys enjoying nature.
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How Opponents Sank A GOP Bill To Sell Off Federal Land — And What They Learned
Rep. Jason Chaffetz just "kicked a hornet's nest," one conservationist said.
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Western Voters Just Want The GOP To Leave Their Land Alone, Poll Finds
Their representatives in Congress, however, don't seem to care.
Before Presidential Debate, Obama Admin Weakened Endangered Species Act Under Oil Industry Pressure
Research Fellow for DeSmogBlog.com, freelance investigative jo...
The oil and gas industry at-large has engaged in a years-long lobbying and influence-peddling campaign to gut the Endangered
This Land Is Your Land
President and CEO, Trout Unlimited
More than 50 short-sighted bills have been introduced in state legislatures to take away your public lands.
Feds must dismiss unhinged advice on wild horses
President and CEO, The Humane Society of the United States
This headlong and heedless advisory committee recommendation should be summarily rejected. But it's so outrageous and overreaching
Activist Groups Slam Proposal To Kill More Than 44,000 Wild Horses
“They have a commitment to these animals.”
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