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Tag Archives: Pew Environment Group

Deer and elk don’t do borders: Groups fight to preserve protections along state, federal lines

Wildlife, it turns out, isn’t too savvy about political borders – whether those borders divide countries or states. Sportsmen and conservation groups pointed that out in different ways this week when they protested a bill that would strip away environmental...

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October 7, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

Pew: Wilderness release act would ‘open area size of Wyoming to industrial activity’

The Pew Environment Group today came out in opposition to a bill introduced last spring by House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., that would open up a “Wyoming-sized” chunk of national forest and Bureau of Land Management land to resource...

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July 26, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

Pew skewers border-security bill that would roll back environmental laws on public lands

Pew Environment Group officials on Thursday said a proposed U.S. House bill aimed at increasing border security gives “unprecedented authority to a single federal agency to destroy wildlife habitat and wetlands …” The National Security and Federal Lands Protection Act...

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July 8, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

Pew ad signed by Redford, Norton calls on Obama to extend Grand Canyon mining ban

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....

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June 8, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy
Colorado groups join campaign for improved forest management rules

Colorado groups join campaign for improved forest management rules

Colorado environmental groups were among 12 national and regional organizations that launched an ad campaign last week calling for an early Christmas present from the Obama administration in the form of enhanced protections for the nation’s 193 million acres of...

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December 20, 2010 Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories, Uncategorized
Uranium deal with Russians shows need for mining reform, activists say

Uranium deal with Russians shows need for mining reform, activists say

Mining reform groups over the weekend reacted sharply to Wednesday’s decision by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (pdf) to allow the transfer of two uranium […]...

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November 29, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Revised roadless rule petition draws praise, barbs from environmental groups

Revised roadless rule petition draws praise, barbs from environmental groups

The long-awaited revised petition for a Colorado roadless rule was finally submitted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Tuesday, drawing some immediate praise from at […]...

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April 6, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Udall’s Good Samaritan water-cleanup bill drawing support

Udall’s Good Samaritan water-cleanup bill drawing support

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall's new streamlined Good Samaritan legislation, designed to encourage volunteer water cleanup projects, may yet become law. It is the 11th piece of Good Samaritan legislation to be introduced in Congress in the last 15...

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November 23, 2009 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Unofficial Colorado Roadless Week rolls on with Sherman hearing, rally

Unofficial Colorado Roadless Week rolls on with Sherman hearing, rally

In what the Pew Environment Group has dubbed “Unofficial Colorado Roadless Week,” opponents of the state’s controversial policy aimed at protecting 4.4 million acres of […]...

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September 30, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Wildfire fuels debate on state versus national roadless rules

Wildfire fuels debate on state versus national roadless rules

VAIL — A small but scary wildfire that broke out in the national forest above West Vail Friday afternoon perfectly underscored the ongoing debate between the state’s Department of Natural Resources and environmentalists over Colorado’s controversial roadless rule....

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August 11, 2009 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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