two weeks in the West

November 2006
High Country News;11/27/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 22, p3
The article offers environment-related news briefs in the U.S. The Federal Bureau of Land Management approved five oil shale leases in Piceance Creek Basin, Colorado, despite environmental concerns raised by the U.S. Geological Survey. Northern Cheyenne voters approved to open their $3 billion coal reserves in Montana. Judges from the federal ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the federal Bureau of Land Management illegally removed protections for the red tree vole.


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