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Obama Protects Federal Land In Utah, Nevada

Obama used the 1906 Antiquities Act to protect 1.35 million acres of federal land at Bears Ears in Utah and 300,000 acres at Gold Butte outside of Las Vegas, Nevada, which protects two areas rich in Native American artifacts from mining, oil and gas drilling.The move will be difficult for President-elect Donald Trump to reverse.

December 29, 2016

NRA Abandons Hunters In Favor Of Oil And Gas Corporations

While the National Rifle Association is not best known for its environmental conscientiousness, its self-proclaimed status as “the number-one hunter’s organization in America” does give it a vested interest in preserving wildlife and its habitats. Since 2008, however, this interest has been slowly undermined by the oil and gas industry’s increasingly aggressive contributions to the NRA […]

April 29, 2014

Louisiana Democrat Highlights Independence From Obama In New Ad

By Maeve Reston, Los Angeles Times When Sen. Mary L. Landrieu (D-LA) of Louisiana assumed the chairmanship of the Senate’s Energy and Natural Resources Committee this year, it was a major boon to her difficult re-election campaign — placing her in a prominent position to aid her state’s oil and gas industry and strengthening her argument […]

April 16, 2014