environment

Bureau of Reclamation / Creative Commons

In November water managers for the Colorado River opened the floodgates of Glen Canyon Dam and released a huge flood down the Grand Canyon. In this edition of River Radio, host Sam Carter talks with Katrina Grantz from the Bureau of Reclamation's Upper Colorado Region about this “High Flow Experiment,” a managed flood intended to move sediment down the canyon in an attempt to improve the health of the river corridor.

Tim Hurst / Creative Commons

A battle is brewing over the Obama administration’s adoption of a new rule regarding methane.

Imahornfan / Creative Commons

Southwest author and wilderness advocate Terry Tempest Williams and her husband, Brooke, have appealed the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to reject their bid on two oil and gas leases in Grand County, Utah.


Bureau of Land Management

The Obama Administration has finalized a Bureau of Land Management rule designed to reduce methane emissions, but critics hope it will be overturned when Donald Trump takes office.


Environmental Protection Agency

The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking public comment on the continued operation of an interim water-treatment plant that handles discharge from the Gold King Mine near Silverton.


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