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Zinke Recommends Revising Bears Ears National Monument

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended President Trump and Congress “revise the existing boundaries” of Bears Ears National Monument.

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Interior Department Mulls Dropping Greater Sage Grouse Plans

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is reportedly mulling whether to revise federal plans for managing greater sage grouse across most of the West.

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New West Roundup for April 24, 2017

Today in New West news: making Native America a destination, Trump to order review of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase, expert discusses coal’s decline at University of Wyoming, and the Front Range’s hot, hot tech scene.

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Western Chambers of Commerce Petition Gov To Start Outdoor REC Act Economic Study

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Numerous western chambers of commerce and local governments are petitioning the U.S. government to move forward with an Outdoor REC Act economic study.

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Ryan Zinke Confirmed As Interior Secretary

U.S. Representative Ryan Zinke (R-MT) has been confirmed as Secretary of the Interior Department.

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New West Daily Roundup for Oct. 10, 2016

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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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New West Daily Roundup for Oct. 7, 2016

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Today in New West news: construction underway on CSM road, ARCOM acquired by San Francisco firm, and 2017 Denver rents.

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New West Daily Roundup for Sept. 8, 2016

Today in New West news: $3.2M approved to purchase parking in new Missoula construction project, “ganja-preneurs” in Colorado, and Wyoming state senator mulls omitting CSM project from wind tax hike.

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New West Daily Roundup for July 22, 2016

Today in New West news: Utah delegates reluctantly back Trump, Mark Fiege to assume MSU’s Wallace Stegner Chair, Colstrip agrees to stop pooling toxic coal ash sludge, and the potential cost of solar in Utah.

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New West Daily Roundup for July 21, 2016

Today in New West news: Wyoming’s Natural Trap Cave, Montana Gov. proposes tax waivers/credits for business, Utah’s S&S Worldwide, and Boulder Community Health seeking new foundation president.

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