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November 14, 2017 by

Tell Your Rep: Protect Public Lands for Future Generations

Westerners from all walks of life value America’s public lands for recreation and enjoyment. But some members of Congress just took another step toward selling out those public lands to […]

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May 17, 2016 by

Majority of Wyoming and Montana Residents Support Changes to the Federal Coal Program

57% of Wyoming residents and 65% of Montana residents support making changes to the outdated federal coal program, according to new poll results released by Western Values Project. The failing […]

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April 27, 2016 by

Hypocrisy alert: Big oil CEOs rake in big bucks while fighting to pay their fair share

Over and over again, we’ve heard industry CEOs allege that their industry just can’t afford to adopt minor reforms to stop oil and gas waste on public land. But while […]

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April 25, 2016 by

Standing Up Against Natural Gas Waste

The broad outpouring support for a proposed BLM rule to reduce venting and flaring on public lands sends a clear message from the West: Wasting natural gas is bad for the environment and it’s bad for taxpayers.

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April 20, 2016 by

New Campaign to Hold Leaders of Destructive Land Grab Efforts Accountable Launches Today

See the full page ad in the Salt Lake Tribune | See photos from the event | Visit the Land Grab Cure-All site SALT LAKE CITY, UT— The Western Values Project, an […]

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April 19, 2016 by

Who’s afraid of Planning 2.0?

Apparently, locally elected officials in Garfield County, Colorado. This story begins when the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposed to update and improve its approach to land use planning for […]

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April 8, 2016 by

Not as we do: On coal, the Administration should do as it says

In January, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced a long-overdue comprehensive review of the US federal coal leasing program, after decades of concerns from watchdog groups, states, and government […]

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April 7, 2016 by

Fact check: Millions of dollars … or millions and millions of dollars?

New Mexico Oil and Gas Association vastly downplays how much revenue New Mexico loses due to natural gas waste on public and tribal lands In a recent Farmington Daily Times […]

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April 5, 2016 by

Senator’s pipeline worries missed the mark

Today, Wyoming Senator John Barrasso sent a letter to U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell regarding the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed rule to reduce methane (the primary component […]

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April 4, 2016 by

5 facts you need know about natural gas waste in New Mexico

1. New Mexico loses millions of dollars each year from wasteful gas ‘venting’ and ‘flaring’ A March 2016 Western Values Project report details the lost royalties from natural gas flaring […]

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