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Help save Bonanza Flats! $3 million needed by June 15

Most people think Bonanza Flats, the alpine area at the top of Guardsman Pass in the Wasatch Mountains, is part of the National Forest, but it’s actually an old mining claim—and it …

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Environmental Politics

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke votes for toxic lead bullets

On his first day on the job, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke caved to pressure from the National Rifle Association (NRA) and overturned an Obama Administration policy banning lead am …

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Environmental Politics

Utah drought ends!

Thanks to a late-starting but snowy winter, Utah is free from drought conditions for the first time since 2011. It’s time to go boating and fishing! Now that we have all learned go …

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Environmental Politics

U.S. Congress repeals BLM Planning 2.0

Apparently, giving power to the people is not what Republicans mean by “local control.” Since the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) manages about 42% of Utah, it’s important for citi …

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Community, Environmental Politics, Outdoor

Herbert loses outdoor retailer show

It was the last straw for Outdoor Retailers when Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed HCR11 asking the Trump administration to rescind Bears Ears National Monument. The OR organizatio …

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Environmental Politics, Urban Planning

Utah Rivers Council exposes secret water data

The Utah Rivers Council (URC) won a major victory, forcing the Utah Division of Water Resources to explain why the agency has been keeping data about Utah water use a secret. A 201 …

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Utah Legislature Environmental Update

The 2017 General Session of the Utah Legislature ended on March 9, 2017 with new laws that affect Utah’s environment. Some high and low lights: Water Alarmed by last summer’s toxic …

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Connect, Environmental Politics

Environews March 2017

Utah, a model for bison restoration Bison are nomadic and are going to go where they want to go. They are not easily contained with fences. – Bates & Hersey, 2016 Utah is a mod …

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Environmental Politics

2017 Conservation in the West poll

The 2017 Conservation in the West poll from Colorado College asked a surprising question: “Donald Trump has said that he will follow in the footsteps of President Theodore Roosevel …

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Community, Energy

100% renewable energy for Moab

Last month the City Council of Moab, Utah passed a resolution committing to 100% renewable electricity by 2032. The city cited the threat of climate change to the booming recreatio …

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