BLM blocks massive expansion of Colorado quarry

BLM blocks massive expansion of Colorado quarry

A limestone quarry located in Colorado with a politically-connected owner won’t be able to expand from 16 to 320 acres, thanks to a recent decision by the Bureau of Land Management. After a three-year study, the BLM concluded the limestone being mined at the...
Backyard Problems

Backyard Problems

Extractive industries keep leaving toxic messes across the West. Will history continue to repeat itself? The Western United States has a long history of extractive industrial activity. Since the 1800s, westward colonization has both driven and relied upon the...