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Colorado regional advisory councils for BLM frustrated with Trump administration

Author: Mark Jaffe - February 18, 2018 - Updated: February 22, 2018

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The Bureau of Land Management’s Palisade Wilderness Study Area in Western Colorado. (Photo courtesy of BLM, via Wikimedia Commons) The citizen councils in Colorado created to advise the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on local issues have been blocked from meeting for a year by Trump administration reviews and delays, setting off protests and […]

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Mark Jaffe

Mark Jaffe

Mark Jaffe has covered energy, environment and government issues for The Philadelphia Inquirer, Bloomberg News and The Denver Post. He was a Knight Fellow at Stanford University and studied environmental economics as a Nieman Fellow at Harvard. He is the author of two books, "And No Birds Sing, The story of an ecological disaster in a tropical paradise" and "The Gilded Dinosaur-The fossil war between E.D. Cope and O.C. Marsh and the rise of American science."