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Original Article: https://www.sltrib.com/news/environment/2020/07/09/worried-about-effects/ (Photo Courtesy Ray Bloxham, Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance) The BLM plans to sell oil and gas leases on at least 85,000 acres of scenic public land near Canyonlands and Arches national parks, including parts of Hatch Canyon, at its September auction. The city of Moab and Grand County are urging the BLM ...
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Original story here: https://www.khq.com/regional/non-profit-hosts-flight-in-butte-to-view-lands-up-for-sale-from-a-new/article_1dfeadcf-5a48-5ebd-bda6-c788a549212b.html BUTTE-The state of Montana is considering expanding the Garrity Mountain Wildlife Management Area just outside of Anaconda and a non-profit group hosted a special flight on Wednesday to view the area from new heights. Ecoflight is a non-profit based in Colorado and their mission is to educate and advocate for the ...
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Original story here: https://www.kxlf.com/news/local-news/wildlife-organization-trying-to-add-600-acres-of-public-land-near-anaconda ANACONDA — “The parcel we’re going to look at is right at the bottom of that, we’re going to want to go up like this and loop around,” said Chris Marchion as the plane circled over a wildlife management area near Anaconda Wednesday. Wildlife officials got a bird’s eye view of ...
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Original story here: https://cbsloc.al/30ziJcN ASPEN, Colo. (CBS4)– An Aspen-based nonprofit is helping deliver personal protective equipment to Native American communities in the Southwest. EcoFlight recently delivered a quarter of a million pieces of PPE to The Navajo Nation, Zuni, and Ute Mountain tribe in Colorado. (credit: Hamilton Pevec) “This PPE is going straight into the ...
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Link to the original Story: https://www.kdnk.org/post/ecoflight-brings-aerial-perspective-proposed-quarry-expansion-site-glenwood
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Original story: https://www.denverpost.com/2020/02/23/democrats-president-primary-climate-environment/ Primary contenders aim to undo Trump actions, reduce carbon emissions By Jon Murray | jmurray@denverpost.com | The Denver Post Colorado is a state that prizes the outdoors and prioritizes environmental concerns. But it’s also a state with a petroleum industry that employs 90,000 people, directly and indirectly, and allows extensive fracking activity along the Front Range. That makes the ...
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Original story: https://www.aspenjournalism.org/2020/02/22/quarry-in-marble-facing-scrutiny-from-federal-state-regulators-in-wake-of-diesel-spill/ Vehicles and machinery were parked outside the entrances to the marble galleries of the Pride of America Mine in January. The quarry operators Colorado Stone Quarries are facing scrutiny from federal and state agencies after an October diesel spill.Mike Stevens/EcoFlight MARBLE — Colorado Stone Quarries, the operator of Marble’s famed Yule quarry, is ...
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Click here for original post Proposed national monument south of Las Vegas gets boost from lands bill By Miranda Willson Linda Otero isn’t used to thinking in terms of man-made borders and boundaries. As a member of the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe, she believes all of the natural world originated at Avi Kwa Ame, known in English ...
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Original story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OzgytDFhLE
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TUSAYAN – In a clearing on Forest Road 305, about 15 miles south of Grand Canyon National Park, an enormous steel headframe towers beside a retention pond. Beneath the headframe, a mine shaft drops 1,400 feet into the earth. This is the Canyon Mine, which opened in 1986 to extract uranium. A handful of employees ...
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