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Look West — 11.12.13

LAND CONSERVATION

Senator Heinrich’s HUNT Act will push for inaccessible public lands to be opened.

ABQ JOURNAL

 

 

 

COMMUNITY AND ECONOMY

Votes on Colorado fracking bans and moratoriums still causing debate between industry and communities.

GREELEY TRIBUNE

 

 

 

WATER RESOURCES

More oil and gas companies consider water recycling.

AP

 

 

 

LAND CONSERVATION

Profile of Secretary Sally Jewell notes her impressive background and the opportunities she has at Interior Department.

OUTSIDE

 

 

 

LAND CONSERVATION

“The president will not hesitate,” says Jewell on monument designation.

LOS ANGELES TIMES

 

 

 

ENERGY DEVELOPMENT

Outdoor clothing company Patagonia backs Colorado campaigns against fracking, upsets local lawmakers.

GRAND JUNCTION SENTINEL

 

 

 

ENERGY DEVELOPMENT

Senator Baucus calls on a Commerce Department nominee to visit the Bakken.

ENERGYWIRE

 

 

 

ENERGY DEVELOPMENT

Rocky Mountain region is the most active area for oil and gas drilling in the United States.

DENVER POST

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@WstrnPriorities on Twitter


4 days ago
A riveting first-person account from @JessiJohnson89 of @artemis_nwf about how her first bow hunt turned her into a public lands advocate for life.

https://t.co/iGyLWHZZpS
5 days ago
NEW PODCAST: @JessiJohnson89 of @artemis_nwf describes how her first bowhunt turned her into a public lands activist for life.

https://t.co/jrFZxOUHgw
6 days ago
UPDATE on Rep. Mike Noel’s undisclosed land that magically got cut out of Grand Staircase-Escalante NM. Fact-check from @Western_Values:

https://t.co/JyV5Xd6C5J
6 days ago
New from @GregorZimmer: The Land & Water Conservation Fund is wildly popular with Republicans and Democrats in Montana. So why is @SecretaryZinke trying to defund it?

https://t.co/hiuJlwTozz https://t.co/QoaYYRsvXq
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