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Look West 2.2.15

COMMUNITY AND ECONOMY

Utah editorial: “too much of this Sagebrush Rebellion talk pulls officials at all levels into counterproductive fights.”

Salt Lake Tribune

COMMUNITY AND ECONOMY

Former Interior Secretary: “crusade against America’s public lands is now a national effort” which threatens the recreation economy.

Salt Lake Tribune

COMMUNITY AND ECONOMY

Investigation finds a Nevada report how the state could make a profit from seizing public lands based on misleading assumptions.

8 News Now

ENERGY DEVELOPMENT

The number of oil and gas rigs in the U.S. plummeted by the greatest number since 1987.

Fuel Fix

ENERGY DEVELOPMENT

Colorado’s oil and gas task force meets for the last time later this month.

Durango Herald, Denver Business Journal

ENERGY DEVELOPMENT

U.S. oil workers walk out in their biggest strike since 1980.

Bloomberg

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2 days ago
In this episode of Go West, Young Podcast (subscribe on iTunes or Google Play), we look at the environmental cost if President Trump’s dream of a “great wall” along the U.S-Mexico border becomes a reality. https://t.co/JVFkiILmli https://t.co/ElgBe4AfDj WstrnPriorities photo
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Automatic sequestration cuts triggered by the tax bill would eliminate all mineral leasing payments to states. https://t.co/bPYUrU4JFb
3 days ago
Secretary Zinke’s wife played a key role in his official event and travel planning, "caused headaches for Interior staff," records show
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New via @amprog: Tax bills would eliminate all oil, gas, and coal payments to Western states and Alaska. States could lose $1.3 billion a year. https://t.co/7DBMJHEPdU https://t.co/lChvjjI9JR WstrnPriorities photo

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