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  • BLM shields renewable projects from mining speculation

    BLM shields renewable projects from mining speculation

    New rule clears the way for solar and wind projects on public land.

  • Red Mountain miracle

    In southern Colorado, conservation groups find a way to save 9,000 high-altitude acres from second-home development.

  • HCN's secret past

    High Country News reveals its odd historical connection with the West’s uranium obsession of the 1950s

  • Bipartisan uprising sinks public-lands selloff

    Reps. Richard Pombo’s and Jim Gibbons’ controversial proposal to sell off public lands was pulled after both Republican and Democratic lawmakers and citizens rallied against it

  • Public-lands agenda turns more radical, urgent

    Rep. Richard Pombo has inserted a provision in the House budget bill that will reform United States mining law to allow for the selling off of public lands

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