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Two top officials in the Trump Administration testified on Capitol Hill this week that the proposed Colorado Outdoor Recreation & Economy (CORE) Act would greatly restrict the potential future development of key energy and mineral resources and undermine the nation’s energy dominance strategy.
By picking U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D, Cal.) as his vice-presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden is setting up a fight over fracking and the Green New Deal with western lawmakers.
In a ceremony held at the White House on Tuesday, President Trump signed the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA), enacting one of the largest investments in public lands in American history.
Conservation on federal lands received strong bipartisan support today as landmark legislation for funding and maintenance passed out of the Senate.
The U.S. Senate is on track early next week to pass the Great American Outdoors Act, a bill designed to address the nearly $12 billion-dollar maintenance backlog facing public lands nationwide and to fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). The bipartisan effort has been led by Sens. …
Fresh off his recently suspended presidential campaign, Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) was back in Denver on Friday where he acknowledged that his colleague, Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), would benefit in his reelection campaign if Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) wins the Democratic presidential primary.
The grant money comes from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), which collects revenues from offshore oil and gas leasing from the Outer Continental Shelf. The awards are administered by the National Park Service with matching federal grants.