New leadership at EPA, same rollbacks

Op-Ed by: Mark Pearson, The Durango Herald July 21, 2018 By the time Scott Pruitt resigned as the Environmental Protection Agency’s administrator, he was the poster child for bungling personal entitlement. As Republican Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa put it, Pruitt...

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PRESS RELEASE: Conservation Advocates Promise Continued Scrutiny of Village at Wolf Creek, Vow to Challenge Latest Attempt to Avoid Public Review

PRESS RELEASE: Conservation Advocates Promise Continued Scrutiny of Village at Wolf Creek, Vow to Challenge Latest Attempt to Avoid Public Review

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  July 20, 2018 The Rio Grande National Forest announced its intention July 19, 2018 to circumvent a federal court ruling that invalidated prior approvals for the controversial Village at Wolf Creek real estate development. The Village a...

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Forest Service Plans To Grant Road Access To Wolf Creek Village Project

By: Colorado Public Radio July 20, 2018 A plan to build an extensive residential and commercial complex near a remote southwestern Colorado ski area appears to be back on track after the U.S. Forest Service said Thursday it wanted to grant road access to a nea...

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Forest Service Plans to Grant Access to Wolf Creek Complex

A plan to build a residential and commercial complex near a remote southwestern Colorado ski area appears to be back on track after the U.S. Forest Service said it wanted to grant road access to a nearby highway. Associated Press July 19, 2018 A plan to build ...

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Forest Service gives Village at Wolf Creek road access

Development atop Wolf Creek Pass gets path forward By: Jonathan Romeo, The Durango Thursday, July 19, 2018 In a bombshell decision, the U.S. Forest Service on Thursday gave the Village at Wolf Creek its long-desired road access to U.S. Highway 160, essentially...

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A Trump Oil Boom Could Transform This Rocky Mountain Landscape

Emails reveal administration officials want to shelve environmental policies to speed oil and gas development By: Zack Colman, E&E News July 13, 2018 Ten thousand feet up, it’s possible to see the whole North Fork Valley from Dan Stucker’s plane. As th...

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Public Lands Defense Workshop, Denver, July 31

Public Lands Defense Workshop, Denver, July 31

Please join Rocky Mountain Wild and The Wilderness Society for an evening of activism (and free beer!) as we unveil our Oil and Gas Toolkit for Grassroots Activists! 90% of America’s public lands are open to extractive industries such as mining, oil and ...

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Colorado County and Conservation Groups Sue Trump Administration Again Over Southwest Colorado Oil and Gas Leases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 2, 2018 San Miguel County, Rocky Mountain Wild, the San Juan Citizens’ Alliance, and Conservation Colorado filed another lawsuit against the Trump administration’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) over the agency’s decision to ...

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Upcoming BLM Sage-grouse Public Meetings

The Bureau of Land Management is hosting public meetings this week to discuss the recently released draft amendments to the sage-grouse plans finalized in 2015. Public Meetings in Colorado: BLM press release about the meetings. June 26, Silt, CO, 5:00-7:00 pm,...

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Experience Glenwood Canyon in a new way through the Wild I-70 audio tour

Experience Glenwood Canyon in a new way through the Wild I-70 audio tour

Hey There Did you feel that? Probably pretty hard to know But just a minute ago You drove through Colorado’s youngest volcano Those words spill out of Jovan Mays as he launches into “Something New.” He continues at a thoughtful, measured pace...

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