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New West Daily Roundup for Jan. 3, 2017

bears ears

Today in New West news: Bears Ears National Monument and Bonneville Salt Flats, and Wyoming public lands amendment marches toward legislature ahead of public opposition.

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New West Daily Roundup for Dec. 23, 2016

wind power, wind turbines, clean power plan

Today in New West news: license granted for $1B, 400-MW storage project in Montana as Reed Point wind farm gets NorthWestern contract; Denver energy company declares bankruptcy, and conservation plan finalized for desert tortoise habitat in southern Utah.

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New West Daily Roundup for Dec. 16, 2016

Today in New West news: Montana author tracks Gobi Desert grizzlies, CO energy industry at odds with University of Denver’s tentative divestment discussion, and Idaho homeowners square off against Texas co. over natural gas well.

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Ryan Zinke Confirmed As Pick for Interior Secretary

U.S. Representative Ryan Zinke (R-MT) is officially Trump’s pick for Interior Secretary.

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New West Daily Roundup for Dec. 14, 2016

Today in New West news: Ryan Zinke frontrunner for Interior Secretary post, microbes in the Berkeley Pit, BLM approves two new transmission alignments in Utah, and Wyoming sells land in Grand Teton to Park Service.

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New West Daily Roundup for Dec. 9, 2016

Today in New West news: Helena reconsidering gender restrictions in certain public accommodations, lone snow goose has Montana officials optimistic, South African gold company buys Colorado platinum miner, and SBA opens new Wyoming office in Casper.

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New West Daily Roundup for Nov. 3, 2016

Today in New West news: comment sought on Montana drought plan, “coffee for a cause” in Bozeman, Wyoming’s first Native American woman lawmaker?, and “Unbranded” highlight of Go West Film Festival.

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New West Daily Roundup for Nov. 2, 2016

Sage grouse, greater sage grouse

Today in New West news: feds announce sagebrush plan, Wyoming college finds North America’s highest buffalo jump, and investors call for Chipotle chairman to step down.

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New West Daily Roundup for Oct. 14, 2016

Credit: Larry Johnson, "Denver Skyline at Sunset," December 17, 2009

Today in New West news: venture capital across the west, Montana Gov. highlights economic plans for state, and BLM paying through the nose for desert tortoise habitat.

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New West Daily Roundup for Oct. 10, 2016

coal

Today in New West news: Peabody Energy nearing end of Chapter 11 proceedings, Montana’s largest coal mine poised to expand, Provo solar, and High Plains Book Awards winners announced.

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