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Amazing Earthfest provides an opportunity to explore and play on our wildlands 4.5.2021 The Wilderness Society
Image: I"ll let you in on a secret. There is a way for your family to experience the best of southern Utah and northern Arizona and all you have to do is get there. Yup, no need to develop a plan for how to spend your days, others have done that planning for you! Every year, the Amazing Earthfest takes place the third week in May and offers a sample of the rich cultural and natural world surrounding the area of Kanab, Utah. May 13 is the kickoff date for the 6th annual festival. Last year, I participated in a group hike within the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument that took us through the stunning Paria Canyon and to an incredible sea of color on a picture-perfect day. Contrast the oranges, yellows and whites of the Navajo sandstone with the deep red of Indian paintbrush in bloom, the unending blue in the sky and the greenish-grayish-brownish in the desert grasses and forbes all around. Afterward, I enjoyed a mouthwatering meal at the Rocking V Café and then walked ...
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PHOTOS: You wish you were as cool as these Colorado skiers from the ’80s 12.2.2020 Denver Post: Entertainment
We dug through The Denver Post archives to find some of the coolest historical photos of Colorado skiers.
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Policy News: February 11, 2020 11.2.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: White House Seeks Cuts to NSF, Other Science and Environmental Programs NSF receives a seven percent cut. Trump Administration Formally Proposes Weakening the Migratory Bird Treaty Act Proposed rule would prevent U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from fining companies that accidentally kill birds. Graphic: Administration Narrows Definition of Protected Waters A graphic ...
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Wilderness designations proposed for 30,200 acres in the western San Gabriel Mountains 10.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

The city of Los Angeles and conservation groups back a House bill that would expand wilderness areas in Southern California.

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Critics aghast at proposal to make classical America's 'default' architectural style 8.2.2020 LA Times: Nation

A proposed executive order would make Greek- and Roman-style buildings the default style for federal buildings. Trump hasn't signed it yet, but architecture groups are already outraged.

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Trump Has Finalized Industry Friendly Plans for Gutted Utah Monuments 7.2.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The Interior Department on Wednesday adopted final management plans that allow for mining, drilling, and other development on lands that the administration recently removed from Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments in Utah. The move comes a little […]
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Trump team finalizes plans for drilling, mining in shrunken Utah national monuments 7.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

Final drilling and mining plans are implemented for two national monuments in Utah downsized by President Trump despite objections of several groups.

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Trump administration finalizes plans to allow mining, drilling in 2 Utah national monuments 6.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The U.S. government implemented final management plans Thursday for two national monuments in Utah that President Donald Trump downsized. The plans ensure lands previously off-limits to energy development will be open to mining and drilling despite pending lawsuits by conservation, tribal and paleontology groups challenging the constitutionality of the president's action.
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Hot Property: John Travolta gets $18 million for longtime Brentwood home 25.1.2020 LA Times: Business

Also: Aaron Rodgers and Danica Patrick have bought a home in Malibu, and Pauly Shore is selling his contemporary spot in the Hollywood Hills.

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Endangered humpback chub fish on upswing in Colorado River basin, federal officials say 22.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
An endangered fish found in the Colorado River basin is on the upswing, federal officials said Tuesday as they proposed reclassifying the humpback chub as threatened.
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U.S. officials to review deal on sharing Colorado River water 15.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Federal water managers are starting to review a crucial 2007 agreement for seven Western states to share drought-diminished water supplies from the Colorado River ahead of talks about revising and renewing it beginning in 2026, U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said Friday.
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EDF asks EPA to strengthen key lead service line definition, inventory, and notification provisions in its proposed revision to the LCR 14.12.2019 Nanotechnology Notes
Tom Neltner, J.D., Chemicals Policy Director, Lindsay McCormick, Program Manager, and Sam Lovell, Project Manager. See all blogs in our LCR series. Yesterday, EDF submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on their proposed revisions to the Lead and Copper Rule (LCR), focusing on changes that EPA should to make to the: Definition of a lead […]
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Opinion: Our national parks are in crisis. Trump's solution is absurd 2.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

U.S. national parks have been chronically starved of funding, but our research shows people are willing to support them.

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How the Interior Department Got Swamped 1.12.2019 Mother Jones
This article originally was published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. In October 2017, Ben Cassidy walked away from his lucrative lobbying gig at the National Rifle Association, where he raked in as much as $288,333 per year, for a post at the Department of the Interior. He’d spent nearly […]
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The George Soros Conspiracy Theory at the Heart of the Ukraine Scandal 22.11.2019 Mother Jones
For some of Donald Trump’s most enthusiastic backers, the chief villain of the Ukraine scandal is not Adam Schiff or Hunter Biden. It’s George Soros. The liberal billionaire has long been a favorite bogeyman on the right due to his support for progressive causes at home and political reforms abroad. But attacks on Soros—including conspiracy […]
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Incendios forestales: ¿Cómo se generan y qué los propaga? 31.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

La mayoría de los incendios forestales son causados por los humanos. Un estudio encontró que el 84% de los incendios forestales en Estados Unidos fueron causados por la actividad humana y el 16% por los rayos.

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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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Trump administration wants to vet worries about drilling near national parks from regional offices 19.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has told park superintendents around the country they must notify Washington supervisors before issuing comments to other parts of the federal government when they are worried about drilling and other proposed developments near national parks.
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Could teff, an ancient African grain, find a foothold in a warming California? 3.9.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

For now, teff is mostly enjoyed in the United States by Ethiopians and Eritreans, many of whom were forced out by political instability and famine.

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A 35-Year-Old Photo of Bruce Springsteen Just Changed One Man’s Life 28.8.2019 Mother Jones
Welcome to Recharge, a weekly newsletter full of stories that will energize your inner hellraiser. See more editions and sign up here. In the crowd, a music critic would write that he had seen the future of rock ’n’ roll. Sitting on a drum case at the same Harvard Square venue that night in 1974, photographer Barry […]
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