In the News, December 5, 2014

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Today's Headlines: Defense bill hits snag over land swaps, wilderness; Utah to seize own land from government, challenge federal dominance of Western states; Trib Talk: Does public land transfer to Utah pencil out?; Conservatives Train Fire on Government ‘Land Grab’ in Key Defense Bill; New Ten Mile collaborative talks roads, fire danger; BLM opens 30-day comment period on SunZia proposa; Wildfire-scarred Calif. braces for possible flooding; Utah GOP lawmakers praise public lands report; Montana Public Lands Bills Set to Advance

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In the News, December 4, 2014

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Today's Headlines:

Congress’ Sneaky Tactic to Grab More Land for the Government; Farmer says urban public are misguided about the reality of national parks; Heller: Nevada land bills near approval in Congress; New Mexico comes in second for energy revenue; Energy, public land measures tacked onto defense bill; Wildfire-Scarred Communities Hit Hard By California Storm; Another case of excessive regulation; Nevada miners get cheeky in urging Congress to pass land bill

 

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In the News, December 3, 2014

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Today's Headlines: Study: Utah could manage federally controlled land; STATES CAN DO A BETTER JOB OF SAVING ENDANGERED SPECIES AND JOBS, TOO; Study: Utah could profit from public lands transfer; Paul Allen finances lawsuit targeting coal leasing on federal lands; Murray to leaders: Provide funding for communities with federal land; Kentucky Counties Keep Fighting for Payment In Lieu of Taxes Money for Federal Lands; Letter: Adopt hands-on forest management; More Logging Needed to Combat Wildfires, California Official Says

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In the News, December 2, 2014

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Today's Headlines: DuBois Column; Chevrolet just helped bring grasslands into the carbon market; Obama says Keystone XL is for exporting oil outside the U.S., experts disagree; Columbine Hondo wilderness bill one step closer to approval; Benefits of hydraulic fracturing in the G. W. Forest; Should Grizzlies Be Restored to the North Cascades?; Could Craters of the Moon Become a National Park?; The sights of Browns Canyon, possibly Colorado's next national monument.; Southern California storm triggers mudslides; BLM seeks comment on Escalante grazing plan; Bureau of Land Management rescinds Permit for Wolf and Coyote Derby; Grazing amendment seeks to protect Idaho permits; Federal lands: Transfer has financial benefits

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In the News, November 25, 2014

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Today's Headlines: Lies of the Land; Land of No Use: A Montana Wilderness Ski Project; High Uinta Wilderness area may grow; U.S. Rejects Proposal for Solar Project in California Desert; Seeking national park status for Craters; Guest Opinion: 'Natural' not necessarily better for forest management; Report: Grouse needs 3-mile buffer from drilling; In the News: Moab BLM bans electric bikes on non-motorized trails

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In the News, November 24, 2014

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Today's Headlines: BLM may add 100 miles of biking trails in southern Utah; Alaska Division of Forestry to offer business salvage timber sales from wildfire areas; Land buyback program could include Yakama Nation; Economist to report on federal land transfer's potential impact; BLM rejectes application for Silurian Valley energy project; Park Service considering reservation system to visit Arches; Lawsuit Launched to Strengthen Protections for Gunnison Sage Grouse; Columbine-Hondo Wilderness Act clears Committee

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In the News, November 21, 2014

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Today's Headlines: Lies of the Land; Federal lands employees across the West harassed, shot at, on the job; Lands-Transfer Report, Decisions Delayed; Guest Opinion: Northwest Forest Plan not all it's cracked up to be; Lockhart Not Going Gently Into That Good Night; Protecting Northwest Forests As Bigger Wildfires Burn Longer; The federal government hasn’t legalized marijuana and it owns more than half the land in states where it is legal

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In the News, November 20, 2014

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Today's Headlines: Sheriff: Arizona hiker found dead in Coconino National Forest; New governor, legal delays might imperil plans to drill under public lands; Fracking to Be Permitted in GW National Forest; Dirt rider says hikers don't want him near Pacific Crest Trail; Graffiti a growing problem in Utah's national parks; Letter: Restrictive management ineffective; Feds charge mining company and executives with criminal pollution in Southwest Alaska; Glacier National Park proposes fee increase; High-stakes suit pits ranchers against water-sampling greens; Wyden timber bill gets support, condemnation from enviros

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In the News, November 19, 2014

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Today's Headlines: Agriculture groups see benefits to Republican Senate majority; Guest: Pacific Island fishing culture is under attack; Damage From King Fire Could Get Worse; WILDFIRES: Threat should be dropping this time of year – but isn't; Logging part of rehabilitation in wake of wildfires; Barack Obama Does ‘the Environment’; Wyden pushes to boost OR logging; 

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In the News, November 17, 2014

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Today's Headlines: The matter of Psychological Warfare; The Oil Weapon in America's Hands; Study Looks at Tree Harvesting as a Means to Stem Beetle Spread; Agriculture groups see benefits to Republican Senate majority; Obama grabs more land

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