As President Trump announced his intention to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke experienced climate change first hand on his visit to the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho.

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Friday, June 2nd, 2017

A Center for Western Priorities review of Colorado campaign finance records shows that since 2012, Anadarko Petroleum and Noble Energy have collectively spent more than $21.6 million on state political races and ballot initiatives.

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Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Since President Trump issued his review of national monuments, Utah officials have argued monument designations today are 47 times larger than they were when the Antiquities Act was passed in 1906.

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Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Summer is approaching and national parks are on track to see record visitation yet again—Zion National park has reached an 11 percent increase in visitors over the same time last year…

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Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

As the public comment period on the designation of Bears Ears National Monument comes to a close, a new Center for Western Priorities analysis reveals nearly unanimous support for the monument…

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Friday, May 26th, 2017

There’s one day left to submit public comments in support of Bears Ears National Monument. Bears Ears received a far shorter comment window (just 15 days) than other national monuments under “review” for reduction or outright elimination…

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Thursday, May 25th, 2017

President Trump’s proposed FY 2018 budget includes deep cuts to the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture, putting Western communities that rely on U.S. public lands for their livelihoods in the cross-hairs…

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Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Today, President Trump plans to unveil his 2018 proposed budget, which is expected to tilt the scale toward special interests instead of the American people…

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Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

The suspension and review of all Interior Department grants over $100,000 has left Colorado Parks & Wildlife (CPW) facing looming budget cuts that could threaten the agency’s ability to preserve the state’s wildlife and conservation lands…

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Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s schedule reveals his priorities. In his first two months on the job, The Washington Post reports Zinke met with executives from nearly two dozen oil and gas firms…

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Friday, May 19th, 2017

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What pulling out of the Paris agreement could mean for public lands

As President Trump announced his intention to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke experienced climate change first hand on his visit to the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho.

June 2nd, 2017

CO oil & gas companies spend millions on politicians, PR

A Center for Western Priorities review of Colorado campaign finance records shows that since 2012, Anadarko Petroleum and Noble Energy have collectively spent more than $21.6 million on state political races and ballot initiatives.

June 1st, 2017

Monuments through history

Since President Trump issued his review of national monuments, Utah officials have argued monument designations today are 47 times larger than they were when the Antiquities Act was passed in 1906.

May 31st, 2017