User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Independent
Category: Places :: Utah
Last updated: Oct 18 2019 23:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Allowing off-highway vehicles in Utah’s national parks is a mistake 18.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
More mechanized traffic in already crowded parks is another Trump administration gift to industry and Utah politicians.
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What shows up when the sun goes down? 14.10.2019 Current Issue
See the winners of our annual photo contest, plus other favorites.
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Climate change could mean less farming in the West 20.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Colorado and California are rethinking water management for a hotter, drier future, while balancing urban water needs with the benefits agriculture brings to rural communities.
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The corrupting influence of power 2.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
It’s more important than ever to pursue accountability.
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Heard Around the West in 2068 19.8.2019 Current Issue
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
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Land transfer advocate and longtime agency combatant now leads BLM 8.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
William Perry Pendley has been tasked with overseeing 245 million acres of public lands he’s argued the federal government shouldn’t own.
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A dam’s true legacy 10.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
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On the Road to 50: A grand beginning 13.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
At a dangerous and promising time, HCN tells the many stories of the West.
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Will Congress leave the Colorado River high and dry? 4.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
After months of negotiations, seven basin states wait for Congressional approval.
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Utah asks for exemption from Forest Service roadless rule 14.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
For two decades, the rule has protected nearly four million acres in Utah.
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Commercial honeybees threaten to displace Utah’s native bees 7.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Federal lands could offer hives a respite from pesticides.
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A new year, a new intern and a new investigative story 21.1.2019 Current Issue
Staffers bump up against the government shutdown on holiday break.
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Alone on the Green River 24.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Writer Craig Childs goes boating in Utah and ponders the costs and payoff of solitude.
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How best to share the disappearing Colorado River 20.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Seven Western states must rewrite the rules of the river and cut water use — before they bleed the critical artery dry.
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The Colorado River Basin: Where the reality of water stress collides with public policy 4.5.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The existing shortage isn't a short-term drought, it's the new long-term normal.
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McDonald's to roll out fresh beef burgers nationwide this spring 6.3.2018 Chicago Tribune: Business
McDonald’s plans to introduce fresh beef burgers in all U.S. restaurants by early May, the fast-food chain’s latest move aimed at drawing customers, boosting sales and propelling the business into the future. Quarter Pounders and Signature Crafted burgers will be made with patties that are ...
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Monument reductions threaten future dinosaur discoveries 30.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Digs are imperiled by Trump’s move to slash protections for public land.
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Utah’s approach to public lands won’t work 30.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
New Mexico exemplifies the risk of managing lands at the whim of local interests.
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Utah is headed into a water battle it can’t win 23.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Why is this fiscally conservative state pushing an expensive diversion project?
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The Trump Administration's Attacks on Public Lands and Waters Will Cause Irreparable Harm 18.1.2018 Truthout.com
The designation of a national monument protects the land from drilling, fracking, mining, logging -- protection not afforded to the majority of public land, says Randi Spivak of the Center for Biological Diversity. Spivak discusses why the largest delisting of protected federal lands in US history will harm species, waters and exacerbate climate change. Who are the powerful funders behind Truthout? Our readers! Help us publish more stories like this one by making a tax-deductible donation. In December, Trump  announced  that he would shrink Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments in Utah by 85 percent and 46 percent respectively. The announcement came after Trump had ordered Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke in April to review 27 national monuments created since 1996 that were 100,000 acres or larger, and Zinke subsequently recommended that these and other monuments be reduced. Trump's move represents the  largest  delisting of protected federal lands in US history, removing 2 ...
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