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Guest Post: Secretary of the Interior – public citizen or...

The Coloradan nominated by President Trump to pick up the pieces from Ryan Zinke’s tumultuous tenure of the Department of Interior, David Bernhardt, knows...

Conservation groups, tribe defend feds in Grand Canyon uranium mining lawsuit

A coalition of conservation groups and a Native American tribe are backing the U.S. government in its battle to block new uranium mining in...

Enviros protest House appropriations bill that contains major cuts to environmental...

The U.S. House is expected to vote this week, perhaps today, on a package of cuts to environmental programs that some Coloradans find simply unacceptable. Among the cuts, spending on climate change programs would be cut by more than $80 million or 22 percent. Money for land acquisition would drop by almost a quarter of a billion dollars or nearly 80 percent.

As bid to overturn Salazar’s Grand Canyon uranium ban moves ahead,...

After an Arizona Republican this week successfully attached a mining rider to a spending bill that would torpedo Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s ban on new uranium mining claims within 1 million acres of the Grand Canyon, Arizona business, sportsmen and conservation groups are once again rallying behind the moratorium.

Salazar’s ‘major announcement’ at Grand Canyon may extend uranium mining ban

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s teaser on Friday that he will “make a major announcement regarding Grand Canyon National Park” today has prompted speculation he’ll address the expiration of a two-year ban on new uranium mining claims that he imposed in 2009.

Pew ad signed by Redford, Norton calls on Obama to extend...

A new ad from the Pew Environment Group taglined “Don’t Undermine the Grand Canyon” calls on President Barack Obama to extend a one-million-acre mining ban around Grand Canyon National Park for the next 20 years.

Salazar flooded with support for ban on Grand Canyon uranium mining

In 2003, there were a mere 100 mining claims in the million or so acres of public land surrounding Grand Canyon National Park. Now...

Nunn uranium mine could adversely impact groundwater, expert says

Colorado has uranium on the brain these days. An environmental engineer and lecturer brought in by conservationists told an audience in Fort Collins Tuesday they...

Obama, McCain, Salazar put spotlight on Grand Canyon uranium-mining claims

What better way to take your mind off the huge hole the American economy is stuck in these days than to visit the biggest...

Salazar moves to block new mining claims near Grand Canyon

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar today issued a notice of withdrawal of nearly 1 million acres of Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service...