Category Archives: February 2020

A load of salt: Options for treating salinity in the Dolores River raise some concerns

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the comment period for a draft environmental impact statement regarding continuing treatment of salinity in the Lower Dolores River. The San Juan Citizens Alliance, an environmental nonprofit based in Durango, is raising concern about … Continue reading

Published in February 2020

BLM’s Southwest RAC has no quorum: U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton is looking into the situation, his aide says

Resource advisory committees that provide citizen input to the Bureau of Land Management are dwindling under the Trump administration, and the situation appears to be similar in Southwest Colorado. The Southwest Resource Advisory Council, or Southwest RAC, as it’s commonly … Continue reading

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What does the future hold for the Bears Ears monument?

The Bears Ears National Monument Advisory Committee will meet in Monticello, Utah, on Feb. 25. This is the second meeting of the committee, which met for the first time in June 2019. Thirty minutes each day are allocated for public … Continue reading

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