Sweeping federal protections inch closer for 400,000 acres of western Colorado public lands

CORE Act prohibitions would apply to oil and gas development

By: - September 16, 2020 3:45 pm

A view of Blue Mesa Reservior at Curecanti National Recreational Area in July 2013. (David Fulmer via Flickr, license CC BY 2.0)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.