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by Kathleen Sgamma, Vice President of Government and Public Affairs on January 27, 2016 - 6:38am

Arches National ParkIf you were a group with “wilderness” in your name, you would think you’d at least seriously consider a legislative discussion draft that proposes to conserve 4.3 million acres in Utah, including nearly 2.3 million acres of wilderness, 1.8 million acres of...

by Kathleen Sgamma, Vice President of Government and Public Affairs on January 20, 2016 - 7:41am
venting and flaring natural gasThe Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has proposed new regulations that mandate stricter controls on natural gas venting and flaring. Western Energy Alliance supports the goal of capturing greater quantities of associated gas and reducing waste gas, but a...
by Kathleen Sgamma, Vice President of Government and Public Affairs on January 15, 2016 - 11:04am

Keep It In The Ground protester

The stories of NRDC, the Sierra Club and other members of the environmental lobby basically writing Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations are well known. Now the Interior Department seems to be doing the same.

In a blockbuster announcement that...

by Kathleen Sgamma, Vice President of Government and Public Affairs on January 8, 2016 - 12:25pm

BuffaloA U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) office is being occupied by armed zealots, and this is what the Department of the Interior, the mother agency of FWS, send out as its weekly update email: “Sparky” the bison hit by lightning in 2013 is still going strong. Really?...