Western Officials Praise WOTUS Rule Revision For Alleviating Burdens On Farmers

Western Officials Praise WOTUS Rule Revision For Alleviating Burdens On Farmers

— Published with Permission of WesternWire.net — The Trump administration moved to revise the definition of “waters of the United States” or WOTUS rule under the Clean Water Act that Western elected officials hailed as fairer for farmers, ranchers and...
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Montana lawmakers call out misleading wilderness poll

Montana lawmakers call out misleading wilderness poll

— Published with Permission of FreeRangeReport.com — “The only poll I care about is what folks in impacted communities want,” Gianforte told Montana Public Radio. “And I’ve heard clearly from county commissioners, local officials, m...
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Calls For RFS Reform As Ethanol Battle Continues

Calls For RFS Reform As Ethanol Battle Continues

— Published with Permission of WesternWire.net — The Renewable Fuel Standard had its day at the White House, with President Trump hearing from ethanol supporters on policies to ease the expanded use of the fuels, and opponents calling for reform...
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Outsourcing Government: How Deep-Pocketed Philanthropies Are Pushing Climate Policy In State Governments

Outsourcing Government: How Deep-Pocketed Philanthropies Are Pushing Climate Policy In State Governments

National elites in climate research, philanthropy, activism, and the private sector joined elected officials in Denver last week at the posh Four Seasons, a five-star high-rise hotel to strategize how to carry on a climate agenda without taxpayer dollars. Form...
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Interior Determines Migratory Bird Treaty Act Does Not Prohibit Incidental Take of Birds

Interior Determines Migratory Bird Treaty Act Does Not Prohibit Incidental Take of Birds

— Published with Permission of WesternWire.net — A Wyoming representative leading the effort to amend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, along with solar and oil and gas trade associations, applauded the Department of Interior decision to clarify conflicting i...
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Lawmaker Calls For Washington Police Chief’s Ouster After Siding With Environmental Protesters

Lawmaker Calls For Washington Police Chief’s Ouster After Siding With Environmental Protesters

— Published with Permission of WesternWire.net — A Washington State lawmaker has called for the firing of Olympia’s police chief, following statements made by the law enforcement official in 2016 in relation to protests over supply chain shipments of...
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