Items by Liz Weber

Roadless rule rollback would threaten Utah’s at-risk plants and animals
Roadless rule rollback would threaten Utah’s at-risk plants and animals
More than 100 species rely on habitat away from roads and development, according to a new study.
The Pebble Mine saga enters a new chapter
The Pebble Mine saga enters a new chapter
The close of public comments is marked by familiar dividing lines and surprising feedback from an EPA official.
Federal and tribal coalitions challenge Canadian mining
Federal and tribal coalitions challenge Canadian mining
‘It’s about British Columbia being a really bad actor as an upstream neighbor that pollutes our water.’
Critics are wary of Bureau of Land Management relocation efforts
Critics are wary of Bureau of Land Management relocation efforts
As the agency eyes a move West, critics say the change would be detrimental to public land policy.
The rise of wildfire-resilient communities
The rise of wildfire-resilient communities
As fire seasons become longer and deadlier, communities turn to urban planning to combat dangers.
NOAA’s university partners tackle climate change research
NOAA’s university partners tackle climate change research
Despite the Trump administration’s attacks on science, collaborators continue their studies.
Western states work to shore up abortion access
Western states work to shore up abortion access
‘State laws might become the law of the land.’
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