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February 14, 2017 by

Refuting the convenient conclusions of oil company lobbyists

Amidst the debate over whether Congress will abandon the BLM natural gas waste rule, energy industry lobby groups are making the rounds again with the same alternative facts that arrive […]

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February 1, 2017 by

Cutting natural gas waste good for struggling state budgets

As states across the West face major budget shortfalls caused by declining oil and gas revenues, a potential solution is literally being sent up in flames. Each year, oil companies […]

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January 24, 2017 by

Trump’s “America First” energy plan shouldn’t leave taxpayers behind

Last week, The Trump administration released its “America First Energy Plan” which, among other things, promises to expand oil and gas production on federal lands across the West. For those of […]

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January 18, 2017 by

Trump Interior pick Zinke must hold special interests accountable 

Yesterday, Congressman Zinke gave westerners a few things to hope for when it comes to protecting some of our most important places, and public lands programs in the hearing on this […]

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January 16, 2017 by

Interior Secretary prospect Ryan Zinke’s Super PAC raises questions about ethics and self-dealing

For a man nominated to lead an agency with over 70,000 employees and a budget surpassing $20 billion, Ryan Zinke’s management resume includes some pretty questionable ethical practices that raise […]

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December 29, 2016 by

Ken Ivory’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year

Like his fellow Utah land-grabber Rob Bishop, 2016 was not kind to Utah state legislator and American Lands Council co-founder Ken Ivory. His $14 million taxpayer funded fantasy land-grab lawsuit […]

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December 27, 2016 by

Rob Bishop’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year

Rob Bishop must be looking back at 2016 and wondering how it went so badly for his anti-public lands agenda. After all, he chairs the House Committee on Natural Resources […]

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December 15, 2016 by

Historic Moab planning decision makes public lands a level playing field

Finalized today by the Bureau of Land Management, the Moab Master Leasing Plan (MLP) represents a historic achievement for the small businesses and citizens of Moab, Utah. After decades of […]

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November 17, 2016 by

Popular BLM reforms will cut natural gas waste on public lands

Each year, taxpayers lose out on nearly $330 million worth of methane gas taken from public lands. Some is lost through leaky and antiquated equipment and pipelines, but most is […]

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June 15, 2016 by

Senate should stand with the West and drop riders to defund BLM methane waste rule

The House of Representatives has missed a big opportunity to protect Western communities from fiscal waste and protect taxpayer dollars. They just passed an irresponsible budget bill packed with giveaways to […]

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