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[1THING] Blog: Archive for May, 2015

[ Nevada’s Dry Lake sets good model for solar energy on public lands ]

The Department of Interior (DOI) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) set a precedent for smart solar energy in a recent decision to approve three large-scale solar projects in the Dry Lake Solar Energy Zone of southern Nevada.

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[ Interior’s plans for imperiled Greater Sage-Grouse complement state and county efforts to balance development and conservation in Idaho ]

Michael Reinemer

More than 50 million acres of Bureau of Land Management Land could include more conservation measures to help sage-grouse, based on plans announced by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell today in Cheyenne, Wyoming.  The plan released for Idaho is meant to pair the protection of sage-grouse habi

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[ E.P.A. provides $500K to City of Trinidad (Colo. … ]

Funds part of $54 million to clean up and redevelop Brownfields sites across the country

(Denver, Colo. – May 28, 2015) The E.P.A. (EPA) has awarded the City of Trinidad, Colorado $500K in Brownfields grant backing to expand local efforts to assess, clean up and redevelop properties as part of a Brownfields Coalition that includes the Town of Aguilar and Las Animas County, Colorado. Today’s announcement is among 243 E.P.A. grant investments totaling $54.3 million to 147 c…

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[ E.P.A. provides $200K to advance the cleanup and revitalization of mine-impacted properties in … ]

Funds part of $54 million to clean up and redevelop Brownfields sites across the country

(Denver, Colo. – May 28, 2015) The E.P.A. (EPA) today awarded the Lower Willow Creek Restoration Company $200K in Brownfields grant backing to clean up mine-impacted sites along Lower Willow Creek in Creede, Colorado. Today’s announcement is among 243 E.P.A. grant investments totaling $54.3 million to 147 communities across the U.S. These grants will provide communities with backing n…

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[ Interior unveils plans that could help protect imperiled sage-grouse ]

A new multi-state plan for the greater sage-grouse could include conservation measures to protect more than 50 million acres of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land that provides critical habitat for the species. Secretary Sally Jewell announced the plan on May 28 in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

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[ Interior’s plans for imperiled Greater Sage-Grouse complement state and county efforts to balance development and conservation across the West ]

Anastasia Greene

The future of more than 50 million acres of Bureau of Land Management Land could include more conservation measures based on plans announced by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell today.  When adopted and implemented, the federal plans for managing the conservation of Greater Sage-Grouse could

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[ Obama administration issues rule to protect 68 percent of state’s streams ]

DENVER, CO – 68 percent of the Colorado’s streams, including those feeding The Colorado and Arkansas Rivers, will gain federal protections under a final rule signed today by top Obama administration officials. The measure restores Clean Water Act safeguards to small streams and headwaters that have been vulnerable to development and pollution for nearly ten years.

“The rivers across the state that we fish, swim and raft on can only be clean if the streams that flow into it are protected,” said Kim Stevens, State Director with Environment Colorado. “That’s why today’s action is the biggest victory for clean water in a decade.”

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[ Gear up for National Trails Day 2015 on June 6 ]

The nation’s largest celebration of trails is on Saturday June 6. National Trails Day is a chance to celebrate trails by hiking, biking, running or riding on a trail near you.

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[ E.P.A. provides $192K job training grant to Denver Indian Center ]

Funds to develop environmental job skills and opportunities for Colorado’s American Indian community

(Denver, Colo. – May 26, 2015) The E.P.A. (EPA) has awarded the Denver Indian Center, Incorporated a $192,000 Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (EWDJT) grant to deliver targeted environmental workforce instruction and certifications to American Indians in a seven-county area (Arapahoe, Adams, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas and Jefferson) comprising…

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[ California oil spill response is ominous for Arctic Ocean ]

Three days after a pipeline spilled 105,000 gallons of crude oil in balmy Southern California, the Associated Press reported that “bad” weather was slowing cleanup effo

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