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William Perry Pendley says he’s still on the job as acting director of Bureau of Land Management

By Camille Erickson, Casper Star-Tribune CASPER, Wyo. — William Perry Pendley wants Wyoming to know that he’s still on the job as the nation’s acting head of public lands. “I have not been ousted. That is not true,” Pendley, the Bureau of Land Management’s deputy director of policy and programs, said during an interview with […]

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U.S. Senate passes measure to fully fund Land and Water Conservation Fund, tackle National Park maintenance

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a bipartisan bill that would achieve the long-held goal of fully funding the Land and Water Conservation Fund while also providing money to help tackle the $12 billion maintenance backlog at America’s national parks.  Colorado, with its vast public lands and numerous national parks, recreation areas, historic sites and […]

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Bureau of Land Management to give land to Colorado to settle debt dating back to 1876

GRAND JUNCTION — A federal land agency has proposed transferring federal lands to the state of Colorado to pay off a government debt dating back more than a century and is now seeking comment on the proposal. The Daily Sentinel reports that the Bureau of Land Management has proposed giving 28 square miles of federal lands and […]