User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Land Management :: Mining
Last updated: Feb 08 2016 14:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Video shows only known US jaguar roaming Arizona mountains 4.2.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The only known wild jaguar in the United States is seen roaming around a creek and other parts of a mountain range in southern Arizona in the first publicly released video of the giant cat.
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Fresh faces and fresh powder 2.2.2016 High Country News Most Recent
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Showdown at Sugar Pine Mine 2.2.2016 High Country News Most Recent
How Oath Keepers transformed a local dispute in rural Oregon into a major Sagebrush Insurgency event.
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AP Newsbreak: Nevada seeks change in sage grouse mining rule 28.1.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The governor of gold-rich Nevada is pressing the Obama administration to alter its sage grouse protection plan to free up thousands of mining claims by shrinking the restricted area in exchange for making other unprotected areas off limits, restoring burned out rangeland and reining in wild horse herds.
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Mine expansions in Wyoming, Montana test moratorium on coal sales 27.1.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
An Obama administration move to overhaul coal sales from public lands will be put to its first test this week as companies seek to advance two major mining projects in the West.
Killer Weekend Silverton 26.1.2016 Durango Herald
1) Yo ho ho and a bottle of Rum Bar Since the Montanya Distilling Company opened its doors, things get spicy after the lift closes. The Crested Butte-based rum makers inhabit an original brick building under a rooftop patio where they serve up award winning rums like their Platino that's aged for...
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Coal company bankruptcies jeopardize reclamation 25.1.2016 High Country News Most Recent
The public could foot the bill for billions in cleanup costs.
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More coal mining in Colorado gets regulators' preliminary OK 21.1.2016 Denver Post: Local
Federal regulators have given the initial go-ahead to more coal extraction at a western Colorado site under a plan that calls for the mining company to donate land for the greater sage ...
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Silverton to EPA: Keep Gold King sludge out of Animas 17.1.2016 Denver Post: Local
SILVERTON — Colorado mountain residents hardest-hit by the EPA-triggered Gold King Mine disaster say they'd like to make Silverton a research hub to find a better way — ...
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Behind the scenes: Five pieces of dirt on southern Colorado's trail running scene 16.1.2016 Durango Herald
1) You could run 500 miles, easy. When trail advocacy group Trails 2000 was formed 25 years ago, they aimed to secure a place for recreation in land management. And to this day they have kept good on their promise, litigating for new trails, fighting for old ones, working with land owners and...
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Federal coal lease pause doesn't apply to West Elk Mine expansion 16.1.2016 Denver Post: Business
Conservation groups celebrated last week when Arch Coal filed for bankruptcy, buoying hope that the state's largest coal producer would abort plans to expand the West Elk Mine into a roadless area near ...
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Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal land 16.1.2016 Denver Post: Business
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is imposing a moratorium on new coal leases on federal lands, arguing that the program has remained largely unchanged for more than 30 years and requires a comprehensive ...
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Obama administration halts new coal leases 15.1.2016 Denver Post: All Political News
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is halting new coal leases on federal lands until it completes a comprehensive review of fees charged to mining companies and coal mining's impact on the environment.
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Obama administration will announce halt on new coal leases 15.1.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will announce a moratorium Friday on any major new coal leases on federal lands until it completes a comprehensive review of whether the fees charged to mining companies provide a fair return to American taxpayers and reflect coal's impact on the environment.
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Economic downturns fuel Sagebrush Rebellion events 15.1.2016 High Country News Most Recent
Natural resource-dependent rural economies help explain why disputes happen where they do.
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Full text of Gov. John Hickenlooper's State of the State speech 15.1.2016 Denver Post: Local
Full text of Gov. John Hickenlooper's State of the State speech
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Colorado College poll: Westerners favor public lands in fed's hands 12.1.2016 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado College State of the Rockies Poll 2016A Colorado College poll released Monday indicates a majority of Westerners don't support the mission championed by the Oregon militia led by Ammon
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EPA, CDPHE hit Silverton to talk cleanup after Gold King Mine disaster 7.1.2016 Denver Post: Local
SILVERTON — Local elected leaders were engrossed in closed talks Wednesday with federal and state officials over a possible environmental disaster designation that could lead to ...
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Oregon armed occupation rooted in long-standing fight over land 5.1.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
B.J. Soper has seen frustration building for years in this rural corner of Oregon.
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Malheur occupation, explained 5.1.2016 High Country News Most Recent
The deep history behind the Bundy brothers’ takeover of a wildlife refuge in Oregon.
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