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The Bureau of Land Management is accepting comments until September 15th on a proposed doubling of the popular Phil’s World trail system east of Cortez.


Corey Robinson

In this episode of River Radio, host Sam Carter talks with local filmmaker Corey Robinson about his work documenting the struggles around fresh water resources across the U.S. His work is focused on personal stories of people who have been affected by water policy, and corporate control of fresh water for supplying large cities like Las Vegas and operations like pig farming in the east.

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A coalition of environmental groups is urging the Bureau of Land Management to abandon plans to auction close to 900 acres of public lands in the Greater Chaco area in northwestern New Mexico for oil and gas drilling.

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In this episode of Of Life & Land, KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Ryan Brown, whose family has been in the Mancos Valley for over one hundred years, about his family history and why conservation of their ranch property was an important step in honoring and preserving that history.

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A highly controversial proposal that would bring hotels, an RV Park, a convenience store, and a tram to the eastern end of the Grand Canyon may have a hearing before the Navajo Nation Council as early as October.

WildEarth Guardians

Two nonprofit citizens' groups have filed a federal lawsuit against the Interior Department and Bureau of Land Management, challenging nearly 400 oil and gas leases on 380,000 acres of public land.

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When scientists first discovered a methane hot spot over the Four Corners, it was so large they assumed that their satellite detection technology had malfunctioned.


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The Dolores County commissioners have given the go-ahead to a much-scaled-down Ethereal Music Fest August 19th through 21st at the Lone Cone Mountain Resort.

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Fifty-five percent of Utah voters favor making the Bears Ears area in San Juan County a national monument.

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The Four Corners Power Plant on the Navajo Nation in northern New Mexico was evacuated Thursday because of a chemical fire.