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2015 in Review: Public lands

Energy issues drive public lands debates

Staff Report

The battle over fossil fuel exploitation on public lands heated up in 2015, as environmental advocates launched an aggressive #keepitintheground campaign aimed at convincing the Obama administration to stop issuing leases and permits for oil and gas drilling. 457 more words

Environment

Colorado wants feds to sanction a market-driven sage grouse habitat conservation plan

Habitat exchange could pay off for Colorado ranchers, developers — and, hopefully, sage grouse

Staff Report

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says a state program aimed at conserving sage-grouse habitat… 365 more words

Environment

Lawmakers clash over tourism and energy development in southeastern Utah

MOAB — Lawmakers visiting this scenic community posed for pictures before breathtaking backdrops as they were briefed on efforts to balance a booming recreation and tourism business with energy development. 428 more words

News

The Utah State Legislature takes a road trip

GREEN RIVER, Utah — Sporting shorts and ball caps, state lawmakers abandoned the Capitol for a road trip to some of the state’s most scenic country. 386 more words

News

Westinghouse Atom Smasher, 1937

Built in 1937, the Westinghouse Atom Smasher, an engineering milestone, was a 5,000,000-volt Van de Graaff electrostatic nuclear accelerator and the centerpiece of the world’s first large-scale… 191 more words

United States

Concerns for the future of energy in Africa

• Sources of energy are unevenly distributed across the continent and as a result are  underexploited, leading to a major portion of the biomass available to be used as energy. 354 more words

Energy Development

Low oil prices effect on energy in Africa

As we know of recent, the price of oil per barrel drastically dropped from over $100 to about less than $50 a couple of months ago. 206 more words

Energy Development