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GAO Requests Federal Action on Oil and Gas Methane Emissions 
Environment
GAO Requests Federal Action on Oil and Gas Methane Emissions 
2022-05-24 12:32:44
by Reece Nations

WASHINGTON — The Government Accountability Office is calling for parity on federal methane emission requirements for oil and gas companies. The GAO issued recommendations on Friday for the Environmental Protection Agency and the Bureau of Land Management to cut down... Read More

Federal Lands in Utah Earmarked for Massive Solar Energy Project
Renewable Energy
Federal Lands in Utah Earmarked for Massive Solar Energy Project
2022-04-21 17:40:51
by Dan McCue

CEDAR CITY, Utah — Minersville Solar Energy LLC, a subsidiary of Chicago-based sustainable energy developer Invenergy, has been awarded leases to develop a massive solar farm on about 4,800 acres of public land in Utah’s Escalante Desert. According to the... Read More

In a Reversal of Trump Era Policy, Interior Moves BLM Headquarters Back to DC
Interior
In a Reversal of Trump Era Policy, Interior Moves BLM Headquarters Back to DC
2021-09-17 21:17:50
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Interior Department announced Friday that it has decided to move the headquarters for the Bureau of Land Management back to Washington, D.C., while continuing to maintain its Colorado office as a “Western headquarters.” Interior Secretary Deb Haaland... Read More

CO Senate: Cory Gardner (R)
Senate Watch
CO Senate: Cory Gardner (R)
2020-10-28 15:19:43
by TWN Staff

About Gardner:  Gardner’s family has called Colorado home for five generations.  Gardner’s love for Colorado took him to Colorado State University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and later to Boulder, where he earned his law degree at the University... Read More

GAO Report Says US Public Land Workers Face Assaults, Threats
Public Lands
GAO Report Says US Public Land Workers Face Assaults, Threats
2019-10-22 17:31:31
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Federal employees overseeing public lands in the U.S. were assaulted or threatened at least 360 times over a five-year period ending in 2017, a sign of increased tensions between the employees and anti-government groups, the Government Accountability Office... Read More

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