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by Aaron Johnson, Vice President of Public Affairs on June 19, 2019 - 11:59am

In case you missed it, Western Wire, a project of the Alliance, had the opportunity to interview Interior Secretary David Bernhardt while he was in Colorado last week for a two-part series. In part one, Sec. Bernhardt said media reports indicating Denver was “more likely” to land the headquaters of the Bureau of Land Managment than other cities was an oversimplification of a process the Interior Department is conducting in evaluating the agency's potential relocation. Here's the complete story:

EXCLUSIVE: Bernhardt Talks BLM Relocation, Oil And Gas Permitting At Western Governors’...

by Aaron Johnson, Vice President of Public Affairs on June 19, 2019 - 9:08am

Politicians promising to shut down public lands to oil and natural gas development have it all wrong, that is if they’re serious about conservation. The 0.07 percent of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) public lands leased for oil and gas production can and...