Ken Salazar http://kuer.org en Congress, Utah Lawmaker Blamed for Stalling Conservation http://kuer.org/post/congress-utah-lawmaker-blamed-stalling-conservation <p></p><p>A Utahn is in line to lead the House panel that oversees the nation’s public lands. But advocates doubt <a href="http://robbishop.house.gov/" target="_blank">Congressman Rob Bishop </a>will pick up the tradition of bipartisan support for conservation if he gets the job leading the <a href="https://naturalresources.house.gov/" target="_blank">House Natural Resources Committee</a>.</p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0000 Judy Fahys 43693 at http://kuer.org Congress, Utah Lawmaker Blamed for Stalling Conservation Final Plan for Oil Shale and Tar Sands Development Announced http://kuer.org/post/final-plan-oil-shale-and-tar-sands-development-announced <p>US Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has announced a plan to encourage oil shale and tar sands development in the Mountain West. The Bureau of Land Management&nbsp;released its<a href="http://ostseis.anl.gov/"> final plan</a> Friday to develop and test technologies to extract these fossil fuels in Utah, Colorado, and Wyoming. But the citizen&nbsp;group Utah Tar Sands Resistance says this move will endanger the environment and public health.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 23:31:06 +0000 Andrea Smardon 26868 at http://kuer.org Final Plan for Oil Shale and Tar Sands Development Announced