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Deseret News
Lee, Stewart urge action on behalf of BYU student who went missing in ChinaSALT LAKE CITY — U.S. Senator Mike Lee and Rep. Chris Stewart, two Republican m
Lee, Stewart urge action on behalf of BYU student who went missing in China
Deseret News / Posted 2 hours ago
SALT LAKE CITY — U.S. Senator Mike Lee and Rep. Chris Stewart, two Republican members of Utah's congressional delegation, introduced a concurrent resolution Wednesday urging the State Department to investigate if a missing Brigham Young University... Read more
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The Hill
Obama looks to increase budget for public landsPresident Obama is proposing to fully fund a key federal conservation program i
Obama looks to increase budget for public lands
The Hill / Posted yesterday
President Obama is proposing to fully fund a key federal conservation program in 2017 and pump funding into the National Park Service to recognize its centennial this year. Obama’s budget provides $900 million for the Land and Water Conservation... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Utah sues federal government over management of sage-grouse conservation effortsFILE: A photo of a Gunnison sage-grouse posted on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Se
Utah sues federal government over management of sage-grouse conservation efforts
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 6 days ago
FILE: A photo of a Gunnison sage-grouse posted on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's website. Credit: Mike Danzenbaker. FILE: A photo of a Gunnison sage-grouse posted on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's website. Credit: Mike Danzenbaker. SALT... Read more
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The Hill
Obama looks to fully fund federal conservation programThe White House will ask Congress to fully fund the main federal conservation f
Obama looks to fully fund federal conservation program
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
The White House will ask Congress to fully fund the main federal conservation fund in 2017. The Interior Department announced Thursday that President Obama will request a $900 million allotment for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) as part... Read more
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Deseret News
Utah files lawsuit claiming feds' sage grouse conservation strategy is unlawfulSALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Attorney General's Office filed a lawsuit Thursday ag
Utah files lawsuit claiming feds' sage grouse conservation strategy is unlawful
Deseret News / Posted 6 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Attorney General's Office filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Department of the Interior and Department of Agriculture, claiming the agencies' strategy to disallow new mining on or near greater sage grouse habitats is a... Read more
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Roll Call
Committee Chairman to Flesh Out GOP AgendaCommittee Chairs to Flesh Out Details of House Agenda From left, McCarthy, Cha
Committee Chairman to Flesh Out GOP Agenda
Roll Call / Posted 6 days ago
Committee Chairs to Flesh Out Details of House Agenda From left, McCarthy, Chaffetz and Ryan walk to the House floor Wednesday for votes. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) All 20 chairman of the standing legislative House committees will play lead... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Feds vs. RanchersAt a recent congressional hearing called in St. George where local ranchers air
Feds vs. Ranchers
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
At a recent congressional hearing called in St. George where local ranchers aired concerns with the federal Bureau of Land Management, Utah Rep. Mike Noel, R-Kanab, noted that tensions between pro-land development factions and the federal land agency... Read more
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Park Record
Park City Democrat launches congressional campaign outside home district Charlene Albarran, political newcomer, wants to turn 'red seat blue' in Utah
Park City Democrat launches congressional campaign outside home district
Park Record / Posted 8 days ago
Charlene Albarran, political newcomer, wants to turn 'red seat blue' in Utah A Park City woman is running for Congress, but her friends who live in the city will not be able... Read more
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Deseret News
The US Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is brokeHonestly it isn't shocking that Puerto Rico is in massive debt. The government
The US Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is broke
Deseret News / Posted 8 days ago
Honestly it isn't shocking that Puerto Rico is in massive debt. The government of Puerto Rico has chosen to run a debt-fueled economy for decades. Their first municipal bond was offered in 1973 and never truly paid off. The debt was merely rolled... Read more
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Deseret News
Owens outraises Love in fundraising period for House seatSALT LAKE CITY — Democratic challenger Doug Owens raised more money than U.S. R
Owens outraises Love in fundraising period for House seat
Deseret News / Posted 8 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Democratic challenger Doug Owens raised more money than U.S. Rep. Mia Love in the final months of 2015 as Owens tries to unseat the incumbent. From Oct. 1 through Dec. 31, Owens raised about $350,000, according to reports filed by a... Read more
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Daily Herald
Puerto Rico seeks bond swap in proposed restructuring dealSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Puerto Rico's government is pushing a bond swap with c
Puerto Rico seeks bond swap in proposed restructuring deal
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Puerto Rico's government is pushing a bond swap with creditors to help generate revenue as U.S. legislators prepare to debate creation of an oversight authority to help pull the island out of a deepening economic crisis. The... Read more
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ABC News
Puerto Rico Seeks Bond Swap in Proposed Restructuring DealPuerto Rico's government is pushing a bond swap with creditors to help generate
Puerto Rico Seeks Bond Swap in Proposed Restructuring Deal
ABC News / Posted 9 days ago
Puerto Rico's government is pushing a bond swap with creditors to help generate revenue as U.S. legislators prepare to consider creating an oversight authority to help pull the island out of a deepening economic crisis. The U.S. territory on Monday... Read more
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Finextra
Optal becomes principal member of MasterCard in Hong KongOptal’s wholly owned subsidiary, Optal Asia Limited, holds a Money Service Oper
Optal becomes principal member of MasterCard in Hong Kong
Finextra / Posted 9 days ago
Optal’s wholly owned subsidiary, Optal Asia Limited, holds a Money Service Operator’s license in Hong Kong and has now been granted MasterCard principal membership. Optal’s UK subsidiary, Optal Financial Limited, is already one of Europe’s leading... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Utah lawmakers consider $14 million public lands lawsuitSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A legal consulting team hired by the state told lawmakers
Utah lawmakers consider $14 million public lands lawsuit
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 11 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A legal consulting team hired by the state told lawmakers this week that they've devised a credible way to sue the federal government to get the state control over public lands, but Gov. Gary Herbert said the potential $14... Read more
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Deseret News
Rep. Rob Bishop 'offended' by photos in ads attacking public lands billSALT LAKE CITY — Rep. Rob Bishop took "umbrage" with an ad campaign, particular
Rep. Rob Bishop 'offended' by photos in ads attacking public lands bill
Deseret News / Posted 12 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Rep. Rob Bishop took "umbrage" with an ad campaign, particularly the photos, attacking his public lands initiative even before he unveiled it last week. The Utah Republican told state lawmakers Friday that he was offended by an ad... Read more
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Deseret News
$14 million price tag for public lands lawsuit gives governor pauseSALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday he's still reviewing whether h
$14 million price tag for public lands lawsuit gives governor pause
Deseret News / Posted 13 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday he's still reviewing whether he supports going forward with a proposed lawsuit against the federal government over its control of public lands, given the high price tag. "I think the thing that gives... Read more
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The Moab Times-Independent
Bishop Public Lands Initiative draft bill receives mixed response - With the Jan. 20 release of the “discussion draft” of the Utah Public Lands Initiative stakeholders on all sides of the spectrum are weighing in some calling the bill a tough but ...Bishop Public Lands Initiative draft bill receives mixed response With the Jan
Bishop Public Lands Initiative draft bill receives mixed response - With the Jan. 20 release of the “discussion draft” of the Utah Public Lands Initiative stakeholders on all sides of the spectrum are weighing in some calling the bill a tough but ...
The Moab Times-Independent / Posted 13 days ago
Bishop Public Lands Initiative draft bill receives mixed response With the Jan. 20 release of the “discussion draft” of the Utah Public Lands Initiative, stakeholders on all sides of the spectrum are weighing in, some calling the bill a tough, but... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
U.S. must safeguard public lands Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion The Associated Press art
U.S. must safeguard public lands
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion The Associated Press article “Oregon governor calls on feds to act against armed group” on Dispatch.com on Jan. 21 reflected a battle larger than simply Ammon... Read more
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Deseret News
Utahns 'have never been stronger,' Gov. Herbert says in State of the State speechSALT LAKE CITY — Not only is the state in outstanding shape, Utahns themselves
Utahns 'have never been stronger,' Gov. Herbert says in State of the State speech
Deseret News / Posted 14 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Not only is the state in outstanding shape, Utahns themselves "have never been stronger," Gov. Gary Herbert pronounced Wednesday in his annual State of the State address. The governor twice cited the outpouring of support for fallen... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Let's All Go to the Legislature!Forty-five days of politics, government, lawmaking and legislating kicked off i
Let's All Go to the Legislature!
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
Forty-five days of politics, government, lawmaking and legislating kicked off in Salt Lake City on Jan. 25, when 104 elected members of the Utah Legislature convened on Capitol Hill. For most people, this announcement—and the Legislature itself—are... Read more
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Deseret News
Jay Evensen: Chances are, your grandchildren still will be fighting over federal lands in UtahSo, are we close now to settling the feud between Utah and Washington over all
Jay Evensen: Chances are, your grandchildren still will be fighting over federal lands in Utah
Deseret News / Posted 14 days ago
So, are we close now to settling the feud between Utah and Washington over all that land the feds own? Does the new “grand bargain” make it less likely the president will wake up one morning and say, “I think I’ll declare a new national monument out... Read more
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Emery County Progress
Draft language for public lands initiative ready for feedback - January 26, 2016After three years of work a draft document of the Public Lands Initiative was u
Draft language for public lands initiative ready for feedback - January 26, 2016
Emery County Progress / Posted 15 days ago
After three years of work a draft document of the Public Lands Initiative was unveiled by Rep. Rob Bishop and Rep. Jason Chaffetz on Wednesday. Emery County public lands director Ray Petersen said, "We're encouraged to be at this stage, finally. We... Read more
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Deseret News
Public lands lawsuit already a focus of 2016 LegislatureSALT LAKE CITY — State lawmakers appear poised to spend as much as $14 million
Public lands lawsuit already a focus of 2016 Legislature
Deseret News / Posted 16 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — State lawmakers appear poised to spend as much as $14 million to sue the federal government over control of public lands as the Utah Legislature opened its 2016 general session Monday. Lawmakers started the 45-day session on a... Read more
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Deseret News
Jay Evensen: On Second Thought: End fighting over public lands in the stateA lighthearted look at news of the day: Utah Reps. Rob Bishop and Jason Chaffe
Jay Evensen: On Second Thought: End fighting over public lands in the state
Deseret News / Posted 16 days ago
A lighthearted look at news of the day: Utah Reps. Rob Bishop and Jason Chaffetz unveiled a compromise plan last week to end all the fighting over public lands in the state. The compromise is this: The congressmen get to propose what they want,... Read more
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Deseret News
Public lands 'listening' session brings howls of complaints against fedsST. GEORGE — Four U.S. congressmen spent several hours Friday hearing a litany
Public lands 'listening' session brings howls of complaints against feds
Deseret News / Posted 19 days ago
ST. GEORGE — Four U.S. congressmen spent several hours Friday hearing a litany of complaints asserting federal land management agencies are harming families and livelihoods and need to be reigned in — if not eliminated altogether. Rep. Chris... Read more
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Deseret News
Congressional committee rails on BLM over Washington County land plansST. GEORGE — Members of a congressional subcommittee skewered the acting direct
Congressional committee rails on BLM over Washington County land plans
Deseret News / Posted 19 days ago
ST. GEORGE — Members of a congressional subcommittee skewered the acting director of the Bureau of Land Management of Utah Friday over a proposed land use plan they say ignores the will of residents and the letter of a 2009 public lands law for... Read more
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The Washington Times
GOP, oil and gas industry slam Obama’s new rule on methane drillingThe Obama administration moved Friday to impose new regulations on oil and gas
GOP, oil and gas industry slam Obama’s new rule on methane drilling
The Washington Times / Posted 19 days ago
The Obama administration moved Friday to impose new regulations on oil and gas drillers to curb methane emissions on federal lands, a proposal that Republicans said will curtail energy development. The new standards from the Interior Department’s... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Governor: Medical marijuana makes sense if it helps peopleUtah Gov. Gary Herbert speaks during a press conference Wednesday, Jan. 20, 201
Governor: Medical marijuana makes sense if it helps people
Connecticut Post / Posted 20 days ago
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert speaks during a press conference Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, and Rob Bishop, R-Utah, have unveiled a draft of their plan to protect 4 million acres of... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Utah congressmen unveil draft of public lands planSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two Utah congressmen unveiled a draft plan Wednesday that
Utah congressmen unveil draft of public lands plan
The Oklahoman / Posted 20 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two Utah congressmen unveiled a draft plan Wednesday that calls for protecting 4 million acres of public land in Utah in exchange for freeing up more than 1 million acres for recreation and oil and gas development. Critics... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Smooth Moves BiskupskiLess Than Smooth Well, that didn't go well, did it? Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie
Smooth Moves Biskupski
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 21 days ago
Less Than Smooth Well, that didn't go well, did it? Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski has been forced to deal with a whole lot of recalcitrant department heads, who for whatever reason, are just not submitting their letters of resignation. KUTV... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
College notebook: CSUMB men coming off another big upsetSEASIDE >> CSU Monterey Bay has been surging since the dawn of the New Year, ha
College notebook: CSUMB men coming off another big upset
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 21 days ago
SEASIDE >> CSU Monterey Bay has been surging since the dawn of the New Year, having won four of its last five games, including a 93-81 conquest of CSU San Bernardino and a 71-60 victory over the nation’s 13th-ranked team, UC San Diego, on... Read more
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Roll Call
Takeaways from the GOP RetreatBefore Republicans Move Forward, They Retreat Ryan, left, and McConnell, right
Takeaways from the GOP Retreat
Roll Call / Posted 22 days ago
Before Republicans Move Forward, They Retreat Ryan, left, and McConnell, right, laid out their agendas. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Congressional Republicans emerged from a retreat in Baltimore last week committed to an agenda that... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal landBy Matthew Daly, Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is hal
Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal land
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 24 days ago
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is halting new coal leases on federal lands until it completes a comprehensive review of fees charged to mining companies and coal mining’s impact on the environment. Interior... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal landBy Matthew Daly, Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is hal
Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal land
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 24 days ago
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is halting new coal leases on federal lands until it completes a comprehensive review of fees charged to mining companies and coal mining’s impact on the environment. Interior... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
U.S. halts new leases to mine coalWASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is halting new coal leases on federal la
U.S. halts new leases to mine coal
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is halting new coal leases on federal lands until it completes a comprehensive review of fees charged to mining companies and coal mining's effect on the environment. Roughly 40 percent of the coal produced in... Read more
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WWMT 3 Kalamazoo
Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal landWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is imposing a moratorium on new coal
Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal land
WWMT 3 Kalamazoo / Posted 26 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is imposing a moratorium on new coal leases on federal lands, arguing that the program has remained largely unchanged for more than 30 years and requires a comprehensive review. The coal leasing program... Read more
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Deseret News
Interior Department halts new federal coal leasesSALT LAKE CITY — As much as 75 million tons of Utah's recoverable coal sought b
Interior Department halts new federal coal leases
Deseret News / Posted 26 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — As much as 75 million tons of Utah's recoverable coal sought by mining companies are now in question after a Friday decision by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to halt any new federal coal leases. The U.S. Department of Interior... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal landWASHINGTON | The Obama administration is imposing a moratorium on new coal leas
Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal land
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 26 days ago
WASHINGTON | The Obama administration is imposing a moratorium on new coal leases on federal lands, arguing that the $1 billion-a-year program must be modernized to ensure a fair financial return to taxpayers and address climate change. The program... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal landThe Obama administration is imposing a moratorium on new coal leases on federal
Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal land
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 26 days ago
The Obama administration is imposing a moratorium on new coal leases on federal lands, arguing that the $1 billion-a-year program must be modernized to ensure a fair financial return to taxpayers and address climate change. The program has remained... Read more
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Calcutta News
Halt of new coal mining leases by US to fight climate change WASHINGTON - The Obama administration Friday announced a halt in issuing new
Halt of new coal mining leases by US to fight climate change
Calcutta News / Posted 26 days ago
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration Friday announced a halt in issuing new coal mining leases on federal lands as part of measures to fight climate change. Congressional Republicans have... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal landWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is imposing a moratorium on new coal
Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal land
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 26 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is imposing a moratorium on new coal leases on federal lands, arguing that the program has remained largely unchanged for more than 30 years and requires a comprehensive review. The coal leasing program... Read more
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Deseret News
Bishop set to unveil "Grand Bargain" bill on public lands for UtahSALT LAKE CITY — Rep. Rob Bishop is set to unveil his "Grand Bargain" Wednesday
Bishop set to unveil "Grand Bargain" bill on public lands for Utah
Deseret News / Posted 26 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Rep. Rob Bishop is set to unveil his "Grand Bargain" Wednesday at the Utah State Capitol, a measure that is touted as one of the most ambitious public lands bills to chart a course for recreation, conservation and industry in... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal landWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is imposing a moratorium on new coal
Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal land
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 26 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is imposing a moratorium on new coal leases on federal lands, arguing that the program has remained largely unchanged for more than 30 years and requires a comprehensive review. The coal leasing program... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal landWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is imposing a moratorium on new coal
Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal land
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 26 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is imposing a moratorium on new coal leases on federal lands, arguing that the program has remained largely unchanged for more than 30 years and requires a comprehensive review. The coal leasing program... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Capitol Hill Buzz: House Republicans watch Benghazi movieBALTIMORE (AP) - House Republicans are investigating the Benghazi attacks. And
Capitol Hill Buzz: House Republicans watch Benghazi movie
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 26 days ago
BALTIMORE (AP) - House Republicans are investigating the Benghazi attacks. And now they've seen the movie. In Baltimore for their annual issues retreat, dozens of Republicans went together Thursday night to see "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
U.S. Announces Moratorium On New Coal Leases On Federal LandsCiting concerns over pricing and pollution, the Obama administration on Friday
U.S. Announces Moratorium On New Coal Leases On Federal Lands
KPBS San Diego / Posted 26 days ago
Citing concerns over pricing and pollution, the Obama administration on Friday unveiled a moratorium on new coal leases on federal lands. The change won't affect existing leases, which generated nearly $1.3 billion for the government last year. The... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal landWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is halting new coal leases on federa
Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal land
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 26 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is halting new coal leases on federal lands until it completes a comprehensive review of fees charged to mining companies and coal mining's impact on the environment. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal landWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is halting new coal leases on federa
Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal land
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 26 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is halting new coal leases on federal lands until it completes a comprehensive review of fees charged to mining companies and coal mining's impact on the environment. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal landWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is halting new coal leases on federa
Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal land
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 26 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is halting new coal leases on federal lands until it completes a comprehensive review of fees charged to mining companies and coal mining's impact on the environment. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal landWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is halting new coal leases on federa
Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal land
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 26 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is halting new coal leases on federal lands until it completes a comprehensive review of fees charged to mining companies and coal mining's impact on the environment. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said... Read more
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