BLM

  • Teenaged climate change activist rallies at State Capitol
  • Acting BLM director doesn't believe climate change is real
  • Teams make harrowing rescue of two climbers in Black Canyon
  • Coloradans still have time to comment on public insurance option
  • Decker Fire outside of Salida grows despite freezing temperatures

KVNF

In this edition of Local Motion, KVNF News brings you stories from the Rocky Mountain  Community Radio exchange. Topics include the Bureau of Land Management completing its Uncompaghre Field Office Resource Management Plan; Connecting the Drops stories about water management in Colorado; and a story about uranium fallout in Utah.

  • Town of Paonia issues back flow warning to water users
  • Capitol Coverage of efforts against opioid addiction in state
  • BLM seeking comment on RMP for much of Eastern Colorado
  • Advocates seek reintroduction of gray wolf into the state

  • BLM releases new RMP for Uncompaghre Field Office
  • Resource management plan proposes opening up vast public lands for oil, gas drilling
  • US House committee passes bill that would protect lands on Thompson Divide
  • Some 20 laws set to go into effect around the state today
  • Viral effort to change name of GJ Rockies gets no help from team management

  • Federal Judge rules BLM, USFS illegally approved Bull Mountain fracking proposal
  • Advocates of Community Care Centers go to Washington, seek funding
  • Colorado River drought mitigation plan goes to Feds for approval
  • DEA agents soon to have a fulltime office in Montrose

  • BLM holds quarterly oil and gas land lease sale, over 7,000 acres purchased
  • Water managers warned by Bureau of Reclamation: make a mitigation agreement
  • Industrial hemp will be reclassisfied under new Farm Bill
  • Governor-elect Polis to have multiple inauguration parties, some free, some costly
  • Montrose County Sheriffs say goodbye to undersheriff Adam Murdie

  • BLM defers North Fork acres in upcoming oil and gas lease sale
  • Colorado River district wants to share conservation efforts among all users
  • High school football playoffs  begin full swing this weekend

  • BLM posts land sale; 2,800 North Fork Valley acres available for purchase
  • Status of public lands a key issue in mid term elections
  • KUNC profiles the two candidates for state treasurer
  • Prescription drug ads must list prices, but maybe not for long

  • U.S. Forest Service plans to implement shuttle, fees at Hanging Lake
  • Bull Draw Fire closure lifted, fire now 95 percent contained
  • BLM, advocates battle over management of wild horse herds in West

  • Delta County Candidate Forum brings together Republicans, Democrats
  • Hunting, fishing and wildlife on BLM land generates big tax revenue
  • Mesa County school district 51 names interim superintendent

  • Bennett, Hickenlooper request that BLM oil and gas lease sale be deferred
  • Health clinics in Colorado serve a vital role for low income health care
  • Western State University in Gunnison gets largest ever donation

  • 5,000 North Fork Valley acres removed from December BLM oil and gas sale
  • Acreage around old Bowie No. 2 mine in Somerset removed from sale
  • Longtime High Country News publisher Ed Marston passes away
  • Marston leaves lasting legacy as environmental activist, lover of outdoors

  • Town of Paonia's comment on BLM's environmental assessment omitted
  • Special Meeting scheduled at Paonia Town Hall to write new comment to BLM
  • Five amendments referred to voters on Nov. 6th ballot
  • New data collection rules to be enacted by state starting tomorrow
  • High school football teams kick off the season around the listening area tonight

  • Initiative 97, mandating oil and gas setbacks, will be on the November ballot
  • Town of Paonia receives letter from Colorado chapter of ACLU
  • Paonia among 31 cities in Colorado asked to remove panhandling ordinance
  • BLM issues environmental assessment, Paonia comment ignored

  • Governor Hickenlooper opposes December BLM land lease sale
  • Town of Paonia wants BLM to defer leases until RMP is completed
  • Executive order requires old wells, oil and gas machinery to be capped for safety
  • Department of Interior supports moving headquarters of BLM to the West

  • Lake Christine Fire outside Basalt grows, some evacuations ordered
  • Non profit group trains next generation about stewardship in Colorado
  • BLM is proposing nearly 8,000 acres in North Fork Valley go up for lease
  • EPA boss Pruitt resigns after 16 months amid numerous ethics investigations

  • Western Slope Resources Reporting covers EPA cleanup of Ouray mine
  • New techniques and creative thinking help cleanup of Camp Bird Mine
  • BLM to rollback sage grouse protections, taking public comment

  • BLM seeks public comment on oil and gas development near Paonia
  • Privacy of public comments made to BLM cannot be guaranteed
  • Commission on Civil Rights re-funded before legislature ends session
  • Colorado River shortages predicted in three years
  • Trout stocking effort in Gunnison River making national news
  • Black Canyon of the Gunnison has big impact on local economies

  • A second accuser comes forward in Senator Baumgardner's case at state capitol
  • Plans in motion to build second largest solar farm in the state
  • US Forest Service wants to raise cost of Christmas tree cutting permits
  • Statewide marijuana revenue, sales largest ever in 2017
  • Politicians in West still hope to move BLM headquarters to Grand Junction

  • Delta High School, community saddened by suicide of student
  • Under Zinke's reorganization, BLM, other agencies might move to Grand Junction
  • Statehouse Republican leader may not release punishment in sexual harassment claim
  • Water managers fear several rivers will run dry this year after winter drought
  • Colorado Springs police officer shot, third policeman in state killed this year

  • Governor Hickenlooper's Chief of Staff resigns, exodus of aides continues
  • Connecting the Drops looks at invasive species
  • Colorado lakes and reservoirs under threat by invasive species
  • Comment period for sage grouse management plan extended to Friday

  • BLM starts yearly road closures in Montrose and Mesa Counties on Dec. 1
  • Population of state expected to nearly double to 10 million by 2050
  • Growing population puts strain on already depleted water supplies
  • Telluride High School closed after shooting, bombing threats

  • Ballots mailed, no statewide issue to decide in November election
  • Majority of voters in Colorado prefer more strict pollution standards
  • Silt resident seeks sanctuary in Carbondale church to avoid deportation
  • Coalition of environmental groups challenge BLM Bull Mountain decision
  • Parks and Wildlife completes draft elk management plan for Gunnison Basin

  • Democrats outpace Republican candidates in fundraising for Governor's chair
  • BLM official talks about Bull Mountain approval
  • Revised resource management plan still under review by BLM
  • Montrose outfitter, Indiana man charged with hunting violations

  • Ballots mailed to voters this week, no statewide issue to decide
  • BLM official talks about Bull Mountain approval
  • Large number of comments against Bull Mountain not considered as votes
  • Trump's tax proposal would cause huge increase for Colorado families

  • Citizens for a Healthy Community reaction to Bull Mountain approval
  • Clean Air Act repeal will hurt environment, health in Colorado
  • Suggestions for hiking safety
  • Aspen Mountain Rescue completing busy climbing season

KVNF News spoke with Natasha Leger, interim executive director of the Citizens for a Healthy Community, about the recent approval of the oil and gas development project at Bull Mountain. The Bureau of Land Management gave final approval to SG Interests to proceed with the project, which could encompass some 20,000 acres about 30 miles north east of Paonia. Here is that interview.

KVNF News spoke with David Ludlam, executive director of the West Slope Colorado Oil and Gas Association, about the recent approval of the oil and gas development project at Bull Mountain. The Bureau of Land Management gave final approval to SG Interests to proceed with the project, which could encompass some 20,000 acres about 30 miles north east of Paonia. Here is that interview.

  • Small business owners waiting for Supreme Court decision on LGBT rights
  • BLM accepting public comment on proposed drilling operation outside Grand Junction
  • BLM taking a look at uses of public land in Colorado region
  • Rep. Millie Hamner will sit on education committee in next session
  • DU to conduct survey about state government efficiency

  • Air Quality science symposium at PHS tonight
  • Lawmakers have many bills left with five weeks remaining
  • Montrose County BoCC votes to eliminate development impact fee
  • BLM seeks public input about change to Arkansas River land management
  • CPW fishing licenses officially in effect for April 1st

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