User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-National
Category: Land Management :: Drilling
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Since Columbine, Colorado schools see increase in lockdowns as students report more possible threats 16.4.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
False alarms leading to lockdowns are an increasingly common scenario across Colorado as students raised in an era of mass shootings are attuned to any potential threat.
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Oil and gas development complicates effort to protect sacred sites 13.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The battle over oil and gas development across the high desert that surrounds Chaco Culture National Historical Park has been brewing for years.
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Policy News: April 10, 2019 10.4.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Recipients Visit the Hill to Advocate for Science Funding Ten ecology graduate students visit Washington, DC to receive policy and communications training and meet with their members of Congress. Agency Leaders Defend President’s Budget Request More details about steep cuts to science programs released. Members ...
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Amendments to Colorado oil and gas bill raise concerns about extent of community say over development 2.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
What have been called the "most sweeping oil and gas reforms" in Colorado history will be on their way to the governor's desk if the Senate accepts changes made in the House, changes that are meant to allay the industry's concerns but have sparked new concerns about loss of local control over drilling.
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Judge restores Obama-era drilling ban in Arctic 31.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
President Trump exceeded his authority when he reversed bans on offshore drilling in vast parts of the Arctic Ocean and dozens of canyons in the Atlantic Ocean, a U.S. judge said in a ruling that restored the Obama-era restrictions.
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Two Colorado oil and gas projects under scrutiny after judge rules BLM, Forest Service violated federal environmental law 29.3.2019 Denver Post: Business
A U.S. District judge in Denver has ordered two federal agencies to meet with environmental organizations that sued over oil and gas drilling in western Colorado to sort out questions about the projects' effects on wildlife and the indirect effects on air quality.
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Ryan Zinke was an embarrassment as Interior secretary. David Bernhardt would be dangerous 28.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Ryan Zinke was an embarrassment as secretary of the Interior, making headlines for his prolific personal and political use of airplanes and helicopters at government expense, and for various displays of pomposity, such as raising and lowering the flag over department headquarters depending on whether...

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A federal judge just helped slow Trump’s ‘drill everywhere’ oil policy 22.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

A federal judge this week ordered the Trump administration to redo environmental reviews of oil and gas leases on several hundred thousand acres of federal lands in Wyoming that were approved by the Obama administration in 2015-16, agreeing with environmental groups that the Bureau of Land Management...

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US judge blocks oil, gas drilling over climate change 21.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
A judge has blocked oil and gas drilling on almost 500 square miles in Wyoming. The order marks the latest in a string of court rulings over the past decade faulting the government's consideration of emissions when issuing energy leases.
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Behind the story: Sailing to a steel behemoth worthy of Melville 14.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

“The Crystal Ship” is about to set sail.

When I first heard the rumor that Platform Holly, one of nearly two dozen oil platforms in the Santa Barbara Channel, had inspired the signature image for the Doors’ dirge to lost love, I was skeptical.

Drilling platforms are nothing especially poetic. By...

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A tenacious bald eagle in Frederick illustrates wildlife’s fight to survive along Colorado’s increasingly developed Front Range 10.3.2019 Denver Post: Local
Even for species that receive special protection under federal and state laws, survival is increasingly precarious as subdivisions and fossil-fuel production transform once-teeming wildlife habitat in Colorado to meet human needs.
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Policy News: February 19, 2019 20.2.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: ESA Selects Graduate Student Policy Award Winners Ten graduate students will travel to Washington, DC to receive policy and communication training and meet with lawmakers. Democrats Introduce the “Green New Deal” in House and Senate A sweeping and aspiration resolutions could be a major element of debate heading into 2020 presidential season. ...
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At Gov. Newsom’s urging, California will sue Huntington Beach over blocked homebuilding 25.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

In his latest effort to flex the state’s muscles over homebuilding, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday that California was suing an Orange County city over what he said was its failure to allow enough new homebuilding to accommodate a growing population.

The lawsuit accuses Huntington Beach of...

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Policy News: January 22, 2019 23.1.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: Federal Government Shutdown Continues, Impacts to Science Deepen Current shutdown is now the longest in US history. ESA is collecting offers of assistance for affected scientists. Trump Nominates Andrew Wheeler to Lead the Environmental Protection Agency The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee holds confirmation hearing for Wheeler. Congress Committees announce new ...
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Policy News: January 22, 2019 23.1.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: Federal Government Shutdown Continues, Impacts to Science Deepen Current shutdown is now the longest in US history. ESA is collecting offers of assistance for affected scientists. Trump Nominates Andrew Wheeler to Lead the Environmental Protection Agency The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee holds confirmation hearing for Wheeler. Congress Committees announce new ...
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Government shutdown: Colorado businesses, cities feel ripple effects 19.1.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The effects of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history continue to ripple across Colorado, with businesses near Rocky Mountain National Park reporting losses and furloughed federal workers applying for unemployment benefits.
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Denver man identified as skier who died on Quandary Peak in Summit County 16.1.2019 Denver Post: Local
Authorities have released the name of a backcountry skier who died on Quandary Peak in Colorado's Summit County.
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Colorado regulators approve drilling near Battlement Mesa homes 16.1.2019 Denver Post: Business
State regulators have approved a proposal by Ursa Resources to drill 24 wells and a wastewater injection well near a Battlement Mesa mobile home park.
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Policy News: January 7, 2019 7.1.2019 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award ESA is now accepting applications for its 2019 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award. Offered each year, this award gives graduate students an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for science policy training with opportunities to meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Visit the ESA website for more ...
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Policy News: January 7, 2019 7.1.2019 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award ESA is now accepting applications for its 2019 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award. Offered each year, this award gives graduate students an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for science policy training with opportunities to meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Visit the ESA website for more ...
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