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CWP’s Fair Share Scorecard gives failing grades to taxpayer-owned hardrock and fossil fuel extraction

Center for Western Priorities

Utah businesses to town leaders: “We’re dying? Really? Why send that message just when we are coming back?”

Salt Lake Tribune

As BLM releases plan for drilling near Moab, the future of Utah’s public lands rests with Bishop, Jewell, and Obama

Salt Lake Tribune | Deseret News

Wildfires: Dozens of homes lost in Washington, Oregon, Idaho; Bullock declares emergency in Montana

Helena Independent Record | KOMO | KGW | CNN

Explainer: Why tens of thousands of toxic mines litter the West

Smithsonian Magazine

Coal company, Crow tribe buy stake in Washington coal export terminal

Bellingham Herald | Casper Star-Tribune

Tucson Electric Power stops burning coal, switches to natural gas early

Mohave County, AZ supervisors to discuss taking national public land this morning

Mohave Daily News

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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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NEW PODCAST: @JessiJohnson89 of @artemis_nwf describes how her first bowhunt turned her into a public lands activist for life.
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UPDATE on Rep. Mike Noel’s undisclosed land that magically got cut out of Grand Staircase-Escalante NM. Fact-check from @Western_Values:
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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

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has turned his back on Montana, a state he represented in Congress until last year. The...

February 15th, 2018

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...

February 15th, 2018

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...

February 8th, 2018