User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Land Management :: Mining
Last updated: Mar 26 2020 03:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Wild winter retreat stories from our readers 25.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
From the Sierra Nevadas to the desert of Wyoming, HCN readers find adventure.
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Gift and theft in the far North 24.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
“Floating Coast,” the first comprehensive history of the Bering Strait, offers a lesson in ecological economics.
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What are the Trump administration’s new plans for Utah monuments? 20.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Tribal nations and conservation groups hope to dismantle the policies in court.
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The mystery of mountain lions 1.3.2020 Current Issue
Despite decades of research, myth and fear still surround the animals.
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The mystery of mountain lions 1.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
We know they’re out there, but not much else.
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The two castles of Austin, Nevada 28.2.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Tycoons, turrets and the hidden history of a tiny desert town.
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Interior finalizes plans to welcome industry into Utah monuments 7.2.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The plans for Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante provide ‘certainty’ to business owners and communities, officials said.
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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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Observe the BLM’s displacement 27.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Moving land-management HQ out of Washington illustrates the ‘deconstruction of the administrative state.’
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Body recovered from ice after fatal minivan rollover crash in Weld County 27.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
One person is dead after a minivan crashed and slid into an icy pond in Weld County, authorities said.
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Ten stories that got your attention in 2019 30.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
From racism to renewable energy to corruption, our reporting featured a variety of communities and perspectives from the West.
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Colorado rethinks dam safety as climate change heightens risk for state’s 27 “unsatisfactory” structures 1.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
A Denver Post examination of state records and interviews with dam safety officials found that, among 432 high-hazard dams statewide where failure likely would kill people, 27 are rated by state inspectors as unsatisfactory. A dozen have been classified that way for more than five years, records show.
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Poor oversight comes back to haunt us 25.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Two investigations reveal federal agencies are too lax on bad actors.
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Colorado to provide next year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas tree 20.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
U.S. Forest Service officials said Monday a tree will be cut from Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre or Gunnison national forest to adorn the Capitol building’s West Lawn in 2020.
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Controversial Glenwood Springs mine expansion potentially blocked after Garfield County suspends new mining permit applications 20.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
County officials in Colorado have imposed a moratorium on new or amended mining and gravel projects for the next six months to allow time to create a 2030 comprehensive plan and adjust the land-use code.
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Glenwood Springs commits $1.25 million to fight quarry 17.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
The leader of a western Colorado community that relies on tourism is vowing to do everything he can to stop the proposed expansion of a nearby limestone quarry.
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Editorial: Limestone quarry expansion near Glenwood Springs is far too risky 15.11.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
We understand there is a balancing act between developing our natural resources and protecting them. The proposal to expand a limestone operation near Glenwood Springs, however, strikes no such balance.
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Glenwood without springs? Mountain town mobilizes against mine expansion 14.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
A plan to vastly expand a limestone mining operation on the northern edge of Glenwood Springs will set this West Slope tourist town back a century, destroying its burgeoning tourist economy and clogging its streets with hundreds of trucks a day, critics say.
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Glenwood hot springs owners fear mining expansion could irreparably damage centuries-old cave, spring 13.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
Owners of Iron Mountain Hot Springs and the Glenwood Hot Springs say a proposed mining expansion could ruin the centuries-old attractions.
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Glenwood hot springs owners fear mining expansion could irreparably damage centuries-old cave, spring 13.11.2019 Denver Post: Outdoors
Owners of Iron Mountain Hot Springs and the Glenwood Hot Springs say a proposed mining expansion could ruin the centuries-old attractions.
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