User: flenvcenter Topic: Policy and Governance-Regional
Category: Elections n Elected Officials :: Presidential Election
Last updated: Oct 29 2017 08:02 IST RSS 2.0
 
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At 19, Dylan Roberts ran a campaign office for Barack Obama in Steamboat. He will soon be a state representative. 29.10.2017 Denver Post: Local
Dylan Roberts was elected Saturday to fill the seat of retiring Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush, D-Steamboat Springs, whose resignation will be effective starting Nov. 2.
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Fact check: Did President Obama allow a “back door” to citizenship through DACA? 7.9.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
One criticism of DACA, which the Trump administration has said it will rescind unless Congress acts to make it permanent, is that it has allowed unauthorized immigrants to exploit the system and gain U.S. citizenship, despite former President Barack Obama's statement that it would not do so.
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PHOTOS: Coal industry around the world 28.6.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The world's biggest coal users -- China, the United States and India -- have boosted coal mining in 2017 in an abrupt departure from last year's record global decline for the heavily polluting fuel and a setback to efforts to rein in climate change emissions.
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Gehrke: While wrangling over undoing Bears Ears continues, treasures go unprotected 24.5.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Utah's senators are not seeing eye-to-eye on what steps President Donald Trump should take when it comes to the Bears Ears National Monument. While Sen. Mike Lee is pushing hard for fully rescinding the entire monument, Sen. Orrin Hatch is taking a different approach, pushing the White House to dramatically shrink it, but leave a piece or pieces of the monument preserved, according to interviews with a half dozen sources familiar with the behind-the-scenes lobbying effort. Lee believes that res... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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In the final days, our POC-in-chief delivers 13.1.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Obama’s monument designations set a blueprint for diversity and inclusion in federal public lands.
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Reactions to Utah's new Bears Ears National Monument, from scathing to celebratory 29.12.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Utahns’ reactions to the announcement of the new 1.35-million-acre Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah were immediate and ardent. &lt;freeform&gt; &lt;strong&gt; Ty Markham, chairwoman, Mormon Environmental Stewardship Alliance:&lt;/strong&gt; “MESA (Mormon Environmental Stewardship Alliance) offers its deepest gratitude to President Obama for taking the necessary steps to protect this spectacular & culturally-rich area of our state called the ‘Bears Ears.’ It is exactly this kind of ...
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Live: Reaction to Utah's new Bears Ears National Monument 29.12.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Utahns’ reactions to the announcement of the new 1.35-million-acre Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah was immediate and ardent. &lt;freeform&gt; &lt;strong&gt;Scott Groene, Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance executive director:&lt;/strong&gt; “We applaud the President’s decision and congratulate the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition for this historic protection of their ancestral homeland. The Monument will long benefit Utahans and Americans. It is the product of years of public dis...
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Obama’s lasting legacies in the West 26.12.2016 High Country News Most Recent
Under the 44th president, the West re-examined its relationship to energy and the climate.
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Through the years: Here’s what to read on Obama’s presidency 22.12.2016 High Country News Most Recent
High Country News stories show how Obama wrangled the West.
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Dakota Access: President Obama says Army Corps is weighing whether to “reroute” pipeline  2.11.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
By Derek Hawkins, The Washington Post President Barack Obama said this week his administration was considering ways to “reroute” the Dakota Access oil pipeline after a week of violent clashes between authorities and activists protesting the controversial project. In an interview with NowThis, Obama addressed concerns from Native Americans that the pipeline cuts too close […]
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Wildlife enforcers mobilize to try to save elephants 19.9.2016 Denver Post: News: Local
African elephants could go extinct within 12 years, the latest survey shows — an accelerating decline reflected in a grim trend here at the U.S. government's warehouse for confiscated animal parts: the size of tusks is shrinking.
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The Latest: May says no 2nd Brexit referendum 4.9.2016 Durango Herald
British Prime Minister Theresa May says there will be "no second referendum" in the U.K. on exiting the European Union
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President Obama says Harry Reid is one of Senate's greatest leaders 4.9.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Reno, Nev. • Sentimental? No. Tough? Yes. A credit to Nevada and his country? Absolutely. That’s how President Obama describes Sen. Harry Reid as the Nevada Democrat’s 30-year career in Congress winds down. “I’ll miss Harry, even though he’s not a sentimental guy,” Obama told a crowd of about 9,000 earlier this week at the Lake Tahoe Summit at Stateline. The president shared a story about Reid’s telephone habits familiar to most who’ve known the son of a hard-rock miner over the years. “Anybody ... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Yosemite, and President Obama, head into virtual reality on centennial of the National Park Service 26.8.2016 Denver Post: Outdoors
In a new project with National Geographic, Barack Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to project himself into virtual reality.
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Want to build the second century of American conservation? Look to César Chávez. 12.4.2016 Writers on the Range
On the eve of the National Parks centennial, Chávez’s son praises a monument to his father.
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In Asia, Obama says climate action will be good for business 18.11.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Aggressive action to fight climate change will be a boon for businesses in Asia and beyond, President Barack Obama has asserted as he reaches for a global climate change agreement he hopes will burnish his environmental legacy.
Obama paints doomsday scene of global warming in Alaska 1.9.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama is painting a doomsday scenario for the Arctic and beyond if climate change isn't dealt with fast: entire nations submerged underwater, cities abandoned and refugees fleeing in droves as conflict breaks out across the globe.
Trade pitch fails to sway greens 17.6.2015 Durango Herald
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama has made environmental safeguards one of the selling points of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. But environmental groups aren’t buying.The influential environmental groups – a key part of the effort to rally the Democratic base against the fast-track bill for trade talks –...
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Bloomberg: Green values and oil pipelines can co-exist 28.2.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
The Keystone XL pipeline has become a perfect symbol of Washington's dysfunction. Democrats exaggerate its environmental impact while Republicans exaggerate its economic benefits.
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Defying GOP, Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill 25.2.2015 Denver Post: Business
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his ...
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