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Opinion: The perils of being black in public: we are all Christian Cooper and George Floyd

Carolyn Finney, PhD, author of Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors, shares the perils of being black in public and what needs to change to create equitable spaces.

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Saving Chaco: As coronavirus consumes New Mexico, drilling threatens sacred land

A BLM plan could mean 3,000 new oil and gas wells in an area facing severe COVID-19 outbreaks and particulate matter pollution.

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'Wild' designation will protect the Gila

Check out this article on protecting the Gila River by the Santa Fe New Mexican.

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Opinion: Colorado’s farm-to-table capital is under threat from drilling

Check out this opinion column by Molly Moore, the Board President of the Valley Organic Growers Association.

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Local Message to Interior Department: Extend Chaco Comment Period

Against local opinion @BLMNational to extend the comment period for oil & gas activity near Chaco Canyon in New Mexico.

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Trump seizes on pandemic to speed up opening of public lands to industry

Planned sale of land to fossil fuel, mining and and timber concerns mirrors rollback of Obama-era pollution regulations

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DOI Is Using Coronavirus as a Smoke Screen

With the public distracted, Secretary Bernhardt is advancing environmental harm

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Coronavirus Doesn’t Slow Trump’s Regulatory Rollbacks

As much of his government battles the coronavirus outbreak, President Trump is pushing ahead with major reversals of environmental regulations, including a restriction on scientific research that some doctors worry would complicate future pandemic controls.

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Trump administration continues to sell oil rights amid industry slump

The Trump administration is pushing ahead with drilling lease sales as oil prices plummet and amid calls from conservation groups and others to suspend business as usual during the coronavirus outbreak.