Representatives from the seven states that rely on Colorado River water met at the Hoover Dam to mark a long-negotiated agreement aimed at keeping reservoirs from drying up.
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They may also move the headquarters of its U.S. Geological Survey — best known for monitoring earthquakes and publishing detailed topographical maps — to Denver.
Most of the bird’s habitat — sagebrush steppe — is on land administered by the BLM.
Pros: affordable real estate, adjacency to BLM land. Cons: just one small, regional airport.
The order comes amid complaints that millions of acres of state and federal land in the American West can only be reached by traveling across private property as federal law allows the sale or exchange of public lands.
Bernhardt is a former lobbyist for oil and gas companies.
In Denver for the annual Outdoor Retailer and Snow Show, outdoor retail companies and other outdoor industry leaders are banding together in a bid to protect public lands and the climate.
The other six states in the Colorado River basin have agreed to plans that recognize a long-running drought, the dwindling supply of water and how they intend to cope with it.
The documents may have evidence of residual plutonium contamination and other ongoing environmental dangers.
Zinke played a leading part in Trump’s efforts to roll back environmental regulations and promote domestic energy development.