User: flenvcenter Topic: Policy and Governance-Regional
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Guest Commentary: Interior Secretary David Bernhardt keeps giving jobs to anti-public lands extremists 21.9.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
In just nine months at the helm of the Interior Department, Secretary David Bernhardt has not only worked to reward his former lobbying clients; he’s also gone on a hiring spree of extremists who share his goal of helping his industry benefactors at the expense of America’s lands and wildlife.
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How BLM employees really feel about moving West 20.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Leaked audio from a recent agency meeting is filled with fumbles by leadership and disapproving rumbles, derisive laughter from staff.
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“We have failed you”: CSU’s new president announces plan to address racism on campus in wake of blackface controversy 20.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The uproar on the Fort Collins campus began nearly two weeks ago after a photograph of four CSU students in blackface started making the rounds on social media. Some students were outraged that CSU administrators declined to punish the involved students, saying they were protected by the First Amendment.
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Trump administration wants to vet worries about drilling near national parks from regional offices 19.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has told park superintendents around the country they must notify Washington supervisors before issuing comments to other parts of the federal government when they are worried about drilling and other proposed developments near national parks.
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How the Trump administration is silencing science 18.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Six ex-government scientists explain how they were made to bury climate science and why they decided to blow the whistle.
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Trump administration set to end California’s ability to regulate fuel economy 18.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Trump administration is poised to revoke California's authority to set auto mileage standards, asserting that only the federal government has the power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy.
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Border fence construction could destroy archaeological sites, Park Service finds 18.9.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The bulldozers and excavators rushing to install President Donald Trump’s border fence could damage or destroy up to 22 archaeological sites within Arizona’s Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument in coming months, according to an internal National Park Service report obtained by The Washington Post.
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Colorado 4th graders can get a free national parks pass 16.9.2019 Denver Post: Outdoors
Get those kids outdoors.
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Trump administration drops Obama-era water protection rule 13.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Trump administration on Thursday revoked an Obama-era regulation that shielded many U.S. wetlands and streams from pollution but was opposed by developers and farmers who said it hurt economic development and infringed on property rights.
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Traffic stop turns into massive meth bust in Glenwood Springs 11.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A traffic stop along Interstate 70 through Glenwood Springs turned into a massive drug bust when Colorado State Patrol troopers found 100 pounds of methamphetamine in a Honda minivan.
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Congress debates Bureau of Land Management move to Grand Junction 11.9.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The acting director of the Bureau of Land Management on Tuesday defended his agency’s decision to move its headquarters to Grand Junction in the face of criticisms that it will cause career employees to depart, will needlessly cost federal coffers and could harm tribal interests.
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Colorado ramps up response to toxic “forever chemicals” after discovery of hot spots across metro Denver 10.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Tests have measured PFAS contamination of groundwater in metro Denver at levels up to 2,928 times higher than a federal health advisory limit, officials at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment told The Denver Post.
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Dozens of former BLM officials denounce moving headquarters out of D.C. 9.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
‘You’re setting up the BLM for failure.’
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Letters: Doing the math while debating teachers’ salaries (9/8/19) 8.9.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Doing the math while debating teachers’ salaries Re: “Teachers’ pay is unacceptably low; here’s how I’ll fix it,” Sept. 1 commentary
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Finding the joy in black motherhood 8.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Tucked somewhere in the cluttered corner of a stranger's iPhone is evidence of my joy. It's a 30-second video of me Milly Rocking, two-stepping in three-inch heels and a black spandex dress chosen specifically for this moment.
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Hunt Fire in northwest Colorado reaches 1,000 acres 7.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Lightning ignited the Hunt Fire on Thursday night near Meeker, about 40 miles north of Rifle.
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Opponents of Lakewood’s slow-growth measure raised 38 times the money backers did — and still lost 7.9.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Opponents of a Lakewood ballot measure to limit new home construction in Colorado's fifth-largest city raised 38 times more in campaign contributions than backers of Question 200 -- $573,686 versus $15,071.
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EPA mulls whether to downgrade Colorado to a “serious” violator of air quality standards — a move the state favors 7.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday held a public hearing in Denver ahead of its decision on whether to reclassify Colorado as a "serious" violator of federal health standards -- a move that would force stricter state control of pollution at oil and gas operations and other industrial sites.
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Methane emissions advance climate change and Trump’s regulatory rollback matters 5.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Energy scholars explain what rescinding methane regulations will mean for the climate and industry.
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Woman stabbed in downtown Denver early Thursday morning 5.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A woman was hospitalized after she was stabbed early Thursday morning in downtown Denver.
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