Public Meetings in Utah to Address Future Water Supply

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Utah’s Governor Gary Herbert has called on the public to actively engage in discussion on water management throughout the state, including topics like conservation, agriculture and infrastructure. The series of eight meetings kicked off as of a few weeks ago, and there are three more scheduled for the month of Continue reading

ICYMI Monday

(In Case You Missed It) is a weekly feature at Western Views that runs every Monday. The goal of ICYMI Monday is to catch you up on some of the most important stories about conservation and the environment that you might have missed last week. Estonia company wants to pull Continue reading

BLM Considers Increase to Oil Shale Royalty Rates

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is considering an increase in oil shale royalty rates. This rate increase would help protect families, communities, air, water, wildlife and the environment from speculative and potentially hazardous extraction of oil shale on public lands. Current royalty rates start at 5 percent and gradually Continue reading