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Climate TOP LINK

News and information about climate change and global warming.

# Article Title Author Hits
1 Wildfire risk in California no longer coupled to winter precipitation
Updated: 12 March 2019
John Stewart 599
2 Adapt, Move or Die: How Biodiversity Reacted to Past Climate Change
Updated: 7 September 2018
John Stewart 2398
3 Prehistoric Changes in Vegetation Help Predict Future of Earth's Ecosystems
Updated: 7 September 2018
John Stewart 1924
4 Linking Atmospheric Rivers to Wildfire Patterns in the Southwest
Updated: 14 March 2017
John Stewart 3806
5 Forest Fires in Sierra Nevada Driven by Past Land Use
Updated: 4 December 2016
John Stewart 3835
6 Historic Drought Helps Predict How Climate Change Might Affect an Endangered Species
Updated: 11 May 2016
John Stewart 3451
7 Supreme Court's Stay of EPA Carbon Rules Gives Time to Get the Climate Science Right
Updated: 11 February 2016
John Stewart 4091
8 New Application Shows Projected Climate Change Impacts in California
Updated: 28 August 2015
John Stewart 4044
9 Medieval Warm Period on the Northeastern Tibetan Plateau
Updated: 31 August 2014
News Release 5437
10 FIRE STATISTICS DEBUNK ASSERTED LINK TO GLOBAL WARMING
Updated: 1 June 2014
News Release 5785
11 CLIMATE SCIENTIST CHRISTY PRESENTS DATA SHOWING NO CRISIS
Updated: 28 June 2013
Climate Change Weekly 5461
12 ALARMISTS CAUGHT DOCTORING ‘97 PERCENT CONSENSUS’ CLAIMS
Updated: 31 May 2013
John Stewart 6997
13 A History of Drought in the Southern United States Since 1895
Updated: 6 February 2013
NIPCC 4960
14 USGS-NOAA: Climate Change Impacts to U.S. Coasts Threaten Public Health, Safety and Economy
Updated: 29 January 2013
USGS Press Release 4518
15 USGS Report: Climate change already having effects
Updated: 18 December 2012
USGS Press Release 4858
16 Western Governors Emphasize Need for Short- and Long-term Strategies, Preparedness at National Drought Forum
Updated: 13 December 2012
Western Governors Association 4464
17 North Atlantic Storms: Medieval Warm Period vs Little Ice Age
Updated: 19 November 2012
NIPCC 4906
18 Little Change in Drought Over 60 Years
Updated: 19 November 2012
Roger Pielke Jr's Blog 4622
19 Climate Change Report Released
Updated: 29 August 2012
Press Release 5206
20 National Strategy Proposed to Respond to Climate Change’s Impacts on Fish, Wildlife, Plants
Updated: 2 February 2012
Dept of Interior Press Release 4712

Energy TOP LINK

News and Information about energy issues

# Article Title Author Hits
1 Report: Biofuels Policy Backfires, Hurts Environment
Updated: 8 March 2019
John Stewart 524
2 6 Ways Interior Is Advancing America’s Energy Independence
Updated: 11 April 2017
John Stewart 2775
3 BLM Releases Solar Energy Monitoring Strategy
Updated: 26 May 2016
John Stewart 4471
4 NREL Report Firms Up Land-Use Requirements of Solar
Updated: 13 August 2013
Press Release 4540
5 Renewable Energy on Public Lands and Waters Making Rapid Advances
Updated: 26 February 2013
DOI Press Release 4285
6 Witnesses: Increased Offshore Oil, Natural Gas, Wind Production Creates Thousands of Jobs, Grows Economy
Updated: 6 March 2013
Natural Resources Committee 4948
7 Report Shows Economic Benefits of Energy Production
Updated: 9 February 2013
Natural Resources Committee 4475
8 Renewable Energy Zone on Public Lands in Arizona Final
Updated: 19 January 2013
DOI Press Release 4792
9 State, Federal Agencies Release Interim Document on Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan
Updated: 21 December 2012
Press Release 4797
10 Land withdrawals for energy development increased
Updated: 19 December 2012
BLM Press Release 4557
11 Scoping Period for California DRECP Announced
Updated: 9 April 2012
Federal Register 4705
12 BLM Seeks Comments on Development of Regulations for Competitive Leasing of Solar and Wind Energy on Public Lands
Updated: 7 January 2012
BLM Press Release 4431
13 Draft PEIS for Solar Energy Development in Six Southwestern States Available
Updated: 13 November 2011
Federal Register 4809
14 BLM Issues Guidance on Carbon Sequestration Studies
Updated: 27 December 2011
BLM Press Release 4606
15 Superstition Mountain Gepthermal NOI Cancelled
Updated: 21 September 2011
Federal Register 4771
16 Solar Energy Zone Plan Focus of Public Meetings in Washington, DC, and Six Western States
Updated: 15 January 2011
BLM Press Release 4755
17 BLM Announces Routes for Proposed Transmission Line Project
Updated: 19 March 2012
Press Release 4427
18 Federal Court Rules Wind Energy Project in Violation of ESA
Updated: 19 March 2012
Press Release 5001
19 Draft EIR/EIS Released for Eldorado-Ivanpah Transmission Project,
Updated: 10 May 2010
Federal Register 5106
20 Solar Millennium's Ridgecrest Solar Power Project Draft EIS Released
Updated: 9 April 2010
Federal Register 5301

Wildlife TOP LINK

News and information about wildlife issues.

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# Article Title Author Hits
1 Top 50 Invasive Species in the West
Updated: 16 March 2018
John Stewart 5405
2 Captive-bred California condors released into the wild in Kern County
Updated: 5 February 2018
John Stewart 7521
3 Surveys of endangered Mount Graham red squirrel show decline due to impacts from the Frye Fire
Updated: 19 October 2017
John Stewart 4776
4 Bees are Critically Important to Humans, So Construct a Garden they Will Love
Updated: 21 September 2017
Jamie Strand 5465
5 Public invited to release of California Condors
Updated: 1 September 2017
John Stewart 4907
6 Lesser Prairie-Chicken Range-wide Plan is working on the Landscape
Updated: 31 July 2017
John Stewart 3681
7 Aerial Surveys Confirm Lesser Prairie-Chicken Population is Holding Steady
Updated: 1 July 2017
John Stewart 4738
8 Live-streaming camera offers a glimpse into the lives of desert pupfish
Updated: 27 May 2017
John Stewart 3019
9 Western Native Trout Initiative Offers Funding Opportunities for Conservation Projects
Updated: 15 May 2017
John Stewart 3551
10 Annual report on Lesser Prairie-Chicken released
Updated: 3 April 2017
John Stewart 2930
11 Aerial Surveys to Document Lesser Prairie-Chicken Population Trends
Updated: 9 March 2017
John Stewart 2410
12 USFWS Proposes to List Wolverines as Threatened under the Endangered Species Act
Updated: 1 February 2013
USFWS Press Release 1256
13 Mexican Wolf Population Gains
Updated: 19 February 2017
John Stewart 3152
14 Mexican Wolf Reintroduction Project
Updated: 29 January 2017
John Stewart 3098
15 Southern Arizona endangered Mount Graham red squirrel population decreases
Updated: 1 December 2016
John Stewart 2824
16 MEXICAN WOLF UPDATE - October 2016
Updated: 18 November 2016
John Stewart 3168
17 Cross-fostering for success
Updated: 26 October 2016
John Stewart 3115
18 Court mandates new recovery plan for endangered Mexican wolf
Updated: 20 October 2016
John Stewart 3091
19 Relict leopard frogs not in need of federal protection
Updated: 20 October 2016
John Stewart 3202
20 Mexican Wolf Reintroduction Project
Updated: 18 October 2016
John Stewart 3443

Wilderness TOP LINK

News and information about wilderness, wilderness study areas, roadless areas, and national monument and recreation areas

# Article Title Author Hits
1 Federal Agencies Offer Vision to Ensure Future Generations Can Enjoy Wildernes
Updated: 15 November 2015
John Stewart 3538
2 Greens Can't Block Off Road Vehicle Use in Park
Updated: 1 October 2014
Courthouse News Service 1668
3 Draft Wild and Scenic River Report for Colorado Available
Updated: 19 March 2012
Press Release 4946
4 BLM Issues Report on Lands Deserving Protection
Updated: 19 March 2012
BLM Press Release 5109

Water TOP LINK

News and information about water issues and the Clean Water Act

# Article Title Author Hits
1 Conaway Praises EPA Repeal of WOTUS
Updated: 28 June 2017
John Stewart 3813
2 Winning the Fight on Stream Protection
Updated: 1 February 2017
John Stewart 3385
3 MT Forms Rapid Response Team to Address Aquatic Invasive Species
Updated: 1 December 2016
John Stewart 2572
4 Greens Demand Scenic Rivers be Protected
Updated: 15 November 2015
John Stewart 3011
5 Record Low Snowpack in Cascades, Sierra Nevada
Updated: 17 March 2015
John Stewart 3475
6 Frog ESA listing to impact water management
Updated: 8 December 2014
John Stewart 3508
7 New Research Links Forest Thinning to Water Gains
Updated: 28 October 2014
John Stewart 3987
8 USFS groundwater directive fails to recognize sole authority of states
Updated: 9 October 2014
Press Release 4134
9 Six False Claims EPA is Making to Hide Water Control Attempt
Updated: 3 October 2014
National Center for Public Policy Research 3682
10 EPA and Army Corps of Engineers Clarify Protection for Nation’s Streams and Wetlands
Updated: 25 March 2014
EPA Press Release 5056
11 California Water Atlas Posted Online
Updated: 13 July 2016
Press Release 12868
12 EPA Issues Clean Water Act Permit for Small Suction Dredge Miners in Idaho
Updated: 4 April 2013
EPA Press Release 4441
13 Third Circuit Weighs in on Clean Water Act Jurisdiction under Rapanos
Updated: 10 January 2012
Marten Law 4544
14 EPA Releases First-Ever Baseline Study of U.S. Lakes
Updated: 19 March 2012
Press Release 4735
15 NOI to prepare Water Resources Management Plan of Mojave National Preserve issued
Updated: 22 May 2011
Federal Register 4951
16 Water Flow Study Released by USGS
Updated: 6 November 2010
John Stewart 4906
17 Study Shows Wetland Loss Slowing
Updated: 19 March 2012
USFWS Press Release 4490
18 Negative impacts of the "Waters of the United States" rule
Updated: 13 September 2016
John Stewart 3207

Air TOP LINK

News and information about air quality and the Clean Air Act

# Article Title Author Hits
1 EPA Announces Next Round of Clean Air Standards to Reduce Harmful Soot Pollution
Updated: 14 December 2012
EPA Press Release 4507
2 Smog Standard Proposal Released
Updated: 2 May 2017
Press Release 4986
3 All Options on the Table for Reducing Emissions
Updated: 19 March 2012
Press Release 4878

Access Issues TOP LINK

News and Information about wilderness, wildlife, water, air and energy issues that affect outdoor recreation opportunity

# Article Title Author Hits
1 National Park Visitor Spending Contributed $40 Billion to U.S. Economy
Updated: 24 May 2019
John Stewart 210
2 Best of the West: Preparing for wildfire season; healthy snowpack supplies Colorado River; Nevada & New Mexico boost renewables
Updated: 26 April 2019
John Stewart 435
3 Groups Push for Votes on NV Renewable-Energy, Public-Lands Bills
Updated: 10 April 2019
John Stewart 502
4 Acting Secretary Bernhardt Signs Order to Prioritize Implementation of Bipartisan Public Lands Bill
Updated: 2 April 2019
John Stewart 493
5 BLM taking proactive approach to reduce wildfire risks in California
Updated: 17 February 2019
John Stewart 499
6 Western Governors, U.S. Department of Agriculture sign MOU to address land management collaboratively
Updated: 28 December 2018
John Stewart 859
7 Drones Are Airplanes: Check Your Insurance Policy!
Updated: 30 November 2018
John Stewart 1035
8 USDA Forest Service Announces New Strategy for Improving Forest Conditions
Updated: 19 August 2018
John Stewart 1839
9 National EADM Findings and Leverage Points Report Now Available
Updated: 17 June 2018
John Stewart 3709
10 Use of Fire in California to Increase
Updated: 8 June 2018
John Stewart 3992
11 Lesser Prairie-Chicken Aerial Surveys to Document Population Trends
Updated: 12 March 2018
John Stewart 4198
12 $11.7 Billion Proposed FY 2019 Budget for Interior
Updated: 15 February 2018
John Stewart 3749
13 Governors seek DOI consultation
Updated: 9 February 2018
John Stewart 4520
14 National Survey of Critical Minerals Ordered
Updated: 29 December 2017
John Stewart 4745
15 Restore the Antiquities Act’s Noble Vision
Updated: 11 October 2017
John Stewart 5755
16 Antiquities Act is a Menace to Constitutional Government
Updated: 10 October 2017
John Stewart 4954
17 When School’s Out, Fishing is In at National Fish Hatcheries and National Wildlife Refuges Across the Country
Updated: 4 June 2017
John Stewart 3241
18 Michigan Targets Invasive Species
Updated: 3 May 2017
John Stewart 3067

Legal TOP LINK

News and information about legal decisions concerning environment and landuse

# Article Title Author Hits
1 AZGFD considers potential impacts of appellate court ruling on Mexican wolf
Updated: 28 April 2017
John Stewart 2922
2 The Western Governors’ ESA Initiative
Updated: 21 March 2016
John Stewart 3635
3 Fourth Circuit Restricts Scope of Clean Water Act Permit Shield
Updated: 10 September 2014
John Stewart 4063

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