Lawsuit challenges drilling on public land in Colorado, Utah

Associated Press September 27, 2018, 2:43 pm Environmental groups have asked a judge to overturn the sale of drilling rights on public land in Colorado and Utah, saying the Trump administration didn’t consider the potential threat to public health and the en...

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Lawsuit Challenges Oil and Gas Lease Sales on Public Lands in Colorado & Utah

Development of the Leases Threatens Public Health and Nearby Dinosaur National Monument FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 27, 2018 Media Contacts: Matthew Sandler, Rocky Mountain Wild, (303) 579-5162, matt@rockymountainwild.org Diana Dascalu-Joffe, Center for B...

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The SabbMattical Chronicles – Volume 8

The SabbMattical Chronicles – Volume 8

I guess she’s right… By: Matt Sandler, Rocky Mountain Wild June 13, 2017 We spent a morning at Natural Bridges National Monument. This is a National Monument within Bears Ears National Monument. Natural Bridges was declared a National Monument by P...

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Federal court backs protections for rare Utah wildflowers

By: Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News Utah 10/27/2016 SALT LAKE CITY – A federal court ruled Wednesday that a conservation agreement does not go far enough to protect two rare types of wildflowers that grow only in oil shale formations in Utah and ...

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Judge overrules feds’ refusal to list as endangered Utah wildflowers that grow on oil shale

By: Brian Maffly, The Sale Lake Tribune 10/27/2016 A federal judge intends to vacate a decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to not list two rare desert wildflowers whose range overlaps with Utah’s rich oil shale deposits in Uintah County. Denve...

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