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

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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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Putting Karen Budd-Falen at the head of @BLMNational would send a clear signal to land seizure advocates that @SecretaryZinke is on their side. https://t.co/oeA1rz6pHn
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@SecretaryZinke rocked moccasins to celebrate native cultures. But tribes are focused on his plans to rock Bears Ears, via @bydarrylfears @eilperin
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