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Opinion: William Perry Pendley is exactly the opposite of who we need to lead the BLM

Opinion Columns

Electric-powered bikes are now allowed on BLM and National Park trails — and not everyone is happy about it

The new rule issued by Interior Secretary aims to ease management and clarify conflicting rules by allowing e-bikes access to all bike trails. But trailbuilding and wilderness groups lament the lack of public involvement in the decision.

Outdoors

Bureau of Land Management boss says his past support for public land sales is “irrelevant”

Acting Bureau of Land Management Director William Perry Pendley moved to disavow his longtime advocacy for federal land sales amid continued criticism over his appointment

Environment

Bureau of Land Management more likely to relocate to Denver than Grand Junction, Polis says

Grand Junction has been pushing hard to secure the public land agency’s new home, which local leaders think could bring more than $30 million in annual economic impact

Politics and Government

Conservation groups ask judge to halt Trump administration drilling plan citing sage grouse

The 2015 sage grouse plans are widely considered to have stopped the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from listing sage grouse under the Endangered Species Act

Environment

Colorado native David Bernhardt confirmed as Interior secretary

Colorado's Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner was a "yes" vote while his Democratic counterpart, Michael Bennet, was a "no"

Politics and Government

Opinion: We must unite and speak up to protect our cultural history

Opinion Columns

Opinion: David Bernhardt’s scrapping of sage grouse plans is wrong for Colorado and the West

Opinion Columns

Opinion: David Bernhardt is not the Secretary of the Interior that Colorado needs

Opinion Columns

Interior boss David Bernhardt issues order aiming to protect public land access

The order could help boost Bernhardt's credentials among conservation groups ahead of a Senate confirmation hearing next week in which Democrats are likely to highlight his past work as an energy industry lobbyist

Environment

Opinion: Bernhardt’s Oil: Open for business to the highest bidder

Opinion Columns

Colorado native David Bernhardt tapped by Trump to be Interior secretary

Bernhardt has been serving as the agency's acting head since the resignation of former Secretary Ryan Zinke who was facing ethics investigations

Politics and Government

Opinion: We need a federal rule that applies to all oil and gas development on public lands

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Americans deserve a government that works for all of us — not just for the oil and gas industry

Opinion Columns

Opinion: When the sage-grouse deal is broken for special interests, we all lose

Opinion Columns

Interior Department sets July 1 goal for reorganization that could preempt Bureau of Land Management headquarters move to Colorado

The BLM is considering whether to move its headquarters West, potentially to Colorado

Environment

Colorado gets new Bureau of Land Management director with a history of working in the state

Jamie Connell moved from the head of the Oregon-Washington office of the BLM to the top agency post in Colorado

Environment

Opinion: The Interior Department is hurting Colorado’s air quality

A Colorado county commissioner says that the rollback of methane limits pollutes Colorado and ignores the will of voters

Opinion Columns

The $44.2 million pitch: What Grand Junction is doing to land BLM’s headquarters — and what the chances are it will work

Grand Junction is not alone in seeking out the headquarters and faces some tough competition, perhaps even from within Colorado

Politics and Government
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