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The BLM's 'radical transfer of control'

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Rockies Today

January 8 · Issue #58 · View online
The big stories up and down the Rocky Mountains, curated by Mountain West News

The BLM's 'radical transfer of control'
Scholars John Freemuth, the Cecil Andrus Endowed Chair of Environment and Public Lands at Boise State University, and Calvin University’s James R. Skillen, write that moving BLM headquarters to Colorado is “a radical transfer of control over national resources to Western states.”
Moving Bureau of Land Management headquarters to Colorado won't be good for public lands Moving Bureau of Land Management headquarters to Colorado won't be good for public lands
More news relating to public lands:
Controversial 'Northern Corridor' project enters next phase
Nature Conservancy sale adds 16K acres to Lolo National Forest
Bill would encourage native plants on federal land
Poaching up in Utah
More animals are being killed illegally in Utah, DWR says More animals are being killed illegally in Utah, DWR says
More wildlife news:
Road to nowhere: Highways pose existential threat to wolverines
Wyoming legislation seeks to address gray wolf livestock losses
Montana releases guidelines for bison restoration
Colorado's revenue from hunting and fishing licenses jumped in 2019
The race to conserve America’s black-footed ferrets
Colorado's oil and gas wars, round two
Colorado anti-fracking group testing six possible 2020 ballot measures Colorado anti-fracking group testing six possible 2020 ballot measures
Meanwhile, in Boulder County…
As a Boulder County oil and gas moratorium ticks down, environmental groups call for a full fracking ban
More energy and climate news:
Surge of oil and gas projects to spike GHG emissions 30% — report
NorthWestern Energy plan could cost customers more than free-market power, Montana's consumer advocate says
Gazette opinion: Colstrip workers must not be forgotten
Imperial Oil, Canada’s Exxon subsidiary, ignored its own climate change research for decades, archive shows
Will the forests come back?
In Australia's burning forests, signs we've passed a global warming tipping point In Australia's burning forests, signs we've passed a global warming tipping point
What else we're reading today
Idaho silver mine to reopen after 2 1/2-year strike
Nitrates rising: A concerning groundwater pollutant climbs in some Jackson Hole reaches
As trade war simmers, Montana farmers get federal relief. Here’s where the 2019 subsidies hit home.
Alaska’s highway of ferries is under threat
Colorado just used its ‘red flag’ gun seizure law for the first time — one day after it took effect
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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