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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

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