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New West Daily Roundup for Jan. 25, 2016

windmill, wind power, energy, clean power plan

Today in New West news: federal appeals panel upholds Clean Power Plan, an update on the Bears Ears battle, and the U.S. Senate fails to overrule veto regarding new Waters of the United States initiative.

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New West Daily Roundup for Jan. 22, 2016

cheyenne wyoming capitol by Ken Lund flickr

Today in New West news: WY Gov. Matt Mead calls for cybersecurity funding, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game plans to monitor “mistakenly” collared wolves, Southwestern Energy Co. plans big layoffs, and Denver’s great hotel year.

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New West Daily Roundup for Jan. 15, 2016

Downtown Denver

Today in New West news: Chipotle to close all stores February 8 for E. coli meetings, tensions mount over expanding Yellowstone bison territory, and the Idaho Department of Fish and Game mistakenly collars wolves during an elk-collaring project.

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Obama Administration Announces New Coal Lease Moratorium

coal

Today, the Obama administration announced a moratorium on new coal mining leases on federal land.

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New West Daily Roundup for Jan. 11, 2016

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

Today in New West news: shareholders sue Chipotle, Idaho 2020’s mission for the Gem State, an update on former MT Lt. Gov. Angela McLean, and Utah’s coyote bounty system under fire.

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New West Daily Roundup for Jan. 7, 2016

cheyenne wyoming capitol by Ken Lund flickr

Today in New West news: Wyoming lawmakers consider further renovating state capitol building, conservation groups demand U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service continue monitoring wolves in Idaho and Montana, and a district judge throws out marijuana credit union suit.

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New West Daily Roundup for Jan 6., 2016

Sage grouse, greater sage grouse

Today in New West news: an update on the greater sage grouse, hearing planned for proposed coal-to-liquid plant in Utah, and Idaho’s Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer.

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New West Daily Roundup for Jan. 5, 2016

downtown Boise

Today in New West news: Boise State receives a National Science Foundation grant, some updates on Yellowstone grizzly bears and bison, and Colorado business leaders forecast sunny 2016.

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New West Daily Roundup for Dec. 8, 2015

yellowstonegriz2013nps

Today in New West news: state and federal wildlife officials want to delist Yellowstone grizzlies, WalletHub ranks Colorado college towns, and the Utah Legislature will have $560 million in additional revenue for 2016.

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New West Daily Roundup for Dec. 3, 2015

downtown Boise

Here’s your New West news: where investments went in Idaho in 2014, the Idaho Legislature mulls taking up solar energy in 2016, and the U.S. Forest Service looking at regulations for Colorado’s Conundrum Hot Springs.

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