Colorado roadless rule

5:00am

Fri May 18, 2012
Environment

Mining Group Asks Supreme Court to Hear Roadless Case

KUNC File Photo

The Colorado Mining Association is asking the US Supreme Court to consider an appeal of a lower court ruling upholding a national rule blocking development on so-called roadless national forests. 

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6:00am

Thu May 3, 2012
Environment

Colorado Roadless Rule Gets Mixed Reaction

Agriculture Sec. Tom Vilsack talks with Governor Hickenlooper before Wednesday's announcement.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

A plan to manage some of Colorado’s most prized national forest lands is being billed as a national model for how states and the federal government can work together even amid the rancorous political climate.

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12:24pm

Wed May 2, 2012
Environment

Obama Administration Touts Colorado Forest Plan

US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is praising a plan to protect 4.2 million acres of roadless National Forest lands in Colorado. 

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5:00am

Wed May 2, 2012
Environment

Agriculture Secretary to Announce Final Roadless Rule

KUNC File Photo

In Denver this morning, US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will join Governor John Hickenlooper to unveil an expected final rule for managing some four million acres of roadless national forests in Colorado. 

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2:54pm

Tue December 6, 2011
Environment

Roadless Court Battle Takes Latest Twist

KUNC file photo

The Colorado Mining Association has joined the state of Wyoming in asking a federal appeals court for a re-hearing following a recent decision upholding a 2001 ban on road-building on more than fifty million acres of National Forest lands. 

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