User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Land Management :: Mining
Last updated: Jun 19 2020 05:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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State orders coal company to cease expansion of West Elk Mine into roadless area near Paonia 19.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
The company that owns and operates the West Elk Mine near Paonia was ordered by the Colorado Division of Reclamation and Mine Safety Thursday to stop building new roads in a roadless area where it plans to expand coal mining operations.
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Colorado keeping tabs on underground coal mine fires 7.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
South Canyon near Glenwood Springs is a place you’d go to check out new mountain biking trails, or go on a hike.
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How a small Arizona town is building ecological resilience 26.5.2020 Current Issue
A younger generation of activists are being trained in conservation.
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Fallout: First cancer, now delayed compensation for Indigenous downwinder communities 4.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Bureaucratic roadblocks mean ‘apology’ payouts are hard to access for Indigenous communities exposed to nuclear tests.
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Stranded elk rescued after dropping 30-feet into old mine shaft in Mineral County 22.4.2020 Denver Post: Local
A couple of hikers in Mineral County discovered an elk stranded at the bottom of a 30-foot hole, an old mine-shaft, and state wildlife staff and sheriff's deputies rescued the fallen beast.
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Uranium mining threatens our home, the Grand Canyon 14.4.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Since time immemorial, the Havasupai have lived inside the natural wonder. We face yet another peril.
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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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