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Look West — 6.24.14

ENERGY DEVELOPMENT

1,401 high-risk oil and gas wells went uninspected, and new map shows where they are.

MOTHER JONESTHINKPROGRESS

 

 

LAND CONSERVATION

U.S. Conference of Mayors pass resolution to support full funding of LWCF.

ENERGYWIRE

 

 

ENERGY DEVELOPMENT

ICYMI: Op-ed says industry shouldn’t be to blame for uninspected wells.

GRAND JUNCTION SENTINEL

 

 

LAND CONSERVATION

ICYMI: Op-ed from Sawtooth Society president criticizes national monument designation for Sawtooth National Recreation Area.

MAGIC VALLEY

 

 

ENERGY DEVELOPMENT

A closer look at the problems facing clean up of abandoned wells in Wyoming.

CASPER STAR TRIBUNE

 

 

ENERGY DEVELOPMENT

Formers Colorado Governors Romer and Owens team up in new ad to push back against fracking and local control measures.

DENVER POST

 

 

COMMUNITY AND ECONOMY

Loveland to vote on fracking moratorium today.

REPORTER HERALDCOLORADO INDEPENDENT

 

 

WATER RESOURCES

Op-ed focuses on balancing energy development with the health of the West’s water.

STEAMBOAT TODAY

 

 

ENERGY DEVELOPMENT

Fracking plays a big role in this year’s midterm elections, especially in Colorado.

NBC NEWS

 

 

ENERGY DEVELOPMENT

Editorial says more must be done to ensure safe and responsible energy development.

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE

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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.

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

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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?

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Interior Secretary Zinke wants to defund a vital land conservation program he supposedly supports

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In their own words: Interior Department admits it’s helping oil and gas companies at the expense of taxpayers, clean air

At the direction of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, the Bureau of Land Management has announced it will effectively eliminate a...

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Trump’s “Energy Dominance” Reality Check

The fact is, U.S. oil production hit new heights during the Obama administration. Same with natural gas. The Trump administration’s...

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