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  • Supreme Court reins in citizens' right to sue

    A recent Supreme Court ruling in a Utah wilderness lawsuit will limit the ability of citizens to sue the government over how its agencies manage natural resources

  • Fighting for the Rocky Mountain Front: Montana rancher Karl Rappold

    Montana rancher Karl Rappold is determined to save his beloved Rocky Mountain Front from development by the oil and gas industry

  • Mining law claims mountain

    Crested Butte, Colo., residents are angry that the BLM has sold the mining giant Phelps Dodge 155 acres at the top of Mount Emmons – the town’s beloved "Red Lady" – for about $5 an acre

  • Rollbacks on the range

    The Bureau of Land Management plans to revise its Clinton-era grazing regulations, and critics say the changes will let ranchers ride roughshod over the public lands

  • Phelps Dodge looks to revive mining in the Copper State

    Phelps Dodge wants to open a big copper mine near Safford, Ariz., but some critics say that the company’s planned land swap is a rip-off, and that the mine may have harmful environmental impacts

  • Proposed wilderness on the auction block

    A list of the wilderness inventory areas and citizens’ wilderness proposal areas being offered for oil and gas leasing by the BLM includes lands in New Mexico, Wyoming, Colorado and Utah

  • In New Mexico, a homegrown wilderness bill makes headway

    In northwestern New Mexico, the Coalition for New Mexico Wilderness is working with Zia Pueblo to preserve a rugged patch of the state as the Ojito Wilderness Area

  • Lost in the wilderness of power politics

    The kind of democratic dialogue that creates viable wilderness proposals is impossible in the current wilderness of power politics

  • Mormons win Martin’s Cove

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gains control of the Wyoming historic site of Martin’s Cove, where Mormon immigrants died 150 years ago

  • The BLM is blowing in the wind

    The Bureau of Land Management is studying the prospects for developing wind energy on Western public lands

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