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Rockies Today

March 2 · Issue #85 · View online
The big stories up and down the Rocky Mountains, curated by Mountain West News

Eating Western water
How beef eaters in cities are draining rivers in the American West How beef eaters in cities are draining rivers in the American West
Speaking of drought…
Think flash floods are bad? Buckle up for flash droughts
Meanwhile…
A Trump insider embeds climate denial in scientific research
KXL 'on life support'
Will simple economics deal fatal blow to long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline? Will simple economics deal fatal blow to long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline?
Meanwhile…
Rosebud says KXL pipeline crosses tribal land; DOJ says it's not the president's problem
More oil and gas news:
Tougher drilling rules can’t stop Colorado’s oil bonanza
Bernhardt: ANWR drilling plan coming
When it comes to energy potential, Wyoming land purchase deal uncertain
Oil patch communities gear up for better census count of booming population
‘A massive liability’: B.C.’s orphan fracking wells set to double this year
Alberta company X-Site apologizes for explicit Greta decal
U.S. crude oil production grew 11% in 2019, surpassing 12 million barrels per day
Chasing ghosts
The mystery of mountain lions The mystery of mountain lions
Also in the new issue of High Country News, Ethan Linck on the ecology and mythology of wolves:
Colorado throws wolves to the vote
The Colorado blueprint
Colorado forges ahead on a new model for health care while nation waits Colorado forges ahead on a new model for health care while nation waits
And Colorado as bellwether:
If you want a bellwether in Trump’s America and blue Colorado, look no further than Pueblo
'Steel City' no more, Pueblo reinvents itself and its politics
Colorado independents might decide Democratic victor on Super Tuesday
What else we're reading today
More grazing likely for public lands: BLM touts fire prevention, but environmentalists say proposals cave in to ranchers
How one Wyoming city is combating the winter tourism drop-off
Bonneville Shoreline Trail runs into dispute between trail advocates and environmentalists
Park County court cases testing boundaries of public access, private property rights
We finally have a Native-centered ski film
Montana Supreme Court to hear Lucky Minerals appeal
Bill to roll back Idaho pesticide regulations passes House
Oregon Republicans are subverting democracy by running away. Again.
EPA scientists found a toxic chemical damages fetal hearts. The Trump White House rewrote their assessment.
Rockies Today is edited by Matthew Frank, Fellow in Regional Journalism at the O’Connor Center for the Rocky Mountain West at the University of Montana. 
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