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Go West, BLM?

May 16, 2017 — Two Republican lawmakers from Colorado have introduced legislation that calls for moving the Bureau of Land Management’s headquarters from the nation’s capital to a western state. Sen. Cory Gardner and Rep. Scott Tipton introducedMore

The Roundup for May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017 — Senate unexpectedly rejects bid to repeal a key Obama-era environmental regulation – The Washington Post The Senate on Wednesday narrowly blocked a resolution to repeal an Obama-era rule restricting methane emissions from drilling operations on publicMore

Senate Upholds Climate Change Rule

May 11, 2017 — A rule designed to limit the amount of methane released from drilling for oil and natural gas on public land will remain in place—at least for now. The Senate voted 51-49 yesterday against rescindingMore

Good Earth Power Sued Again

May 8, 2017 — The company that holds the largest forest restoration contract ever issued by the Forest Service is being sued by two former executives who claim they are due more than $4 million in unpaid salaryMore

The Roundup for May 5, 2017

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Trump Attacks National Monuments

April 26, 2017 — President Donald Trump signed an executive order today that could open millions of acres of national monuments to industrial development or even rescind such designations altogether—a move no previous president has ever attempted. TheMore

The Roundup for April 7, 2017

April 23, 2017 — Objections to Olympic National Forest War Games Rejected – FSEEE Olympic National Forest officials have largely dismissed objections filed by more than 100 people opposed to a Navy plan to conduct electronic warfare drills on theMore