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BLM fails in its oversight of 155 million acres of grazing land in Colorado and 12 other Western states, lawsuit alleges

by Denver Post | September 14, 2023
The allegations of mismanagement follow Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility’s filing of a whistleblower complaint against the BLM last month after a rangeland manager in the San Luis Valley said her bosses were failing to enforce illegal grazing on land near the Rio ...

BLM whistleblower says illegal grazing is ruining land along the Rio Grande River

by Denver Post | August 21, 2023
Shawcroft is represented in her complaint by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a non-profit that works with public employees who want to point out government wrongdoing. There is no timeline for when a decision must be made on her complaint about the discipline, said Jeff ...

Colorado air quality division issued permits despite potential violations of EPA standards, report finds

by Denver Post | September 24, 2021
“State health officials say they don’t have enough guidance from the Environmental Protection Agency to know when to estimate whether smaller polluters in Colorado exceed air quality limits on particulates, sulfur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide. That lack of guidance led to the state ...

Colorado wildlife manager investigated for meddling with wolf reintroduction

by Denver Post | June 12, 2021
“A senior Colorado Parks and Wildlife manager has been reinstated after a 12-week investigation into a whistleblower’s allegations that he tried to sabotage the voter-directed reintroduction of wolves — using tactics that included hiring an outside group to post videos on YouTube ...

Colorado launching independent investigation into claims state pollution officials unlawfully issued permits, falsified data

by Denver Post | April 27, 2021
“Colorado’s attorney general is launching an independent investigation of whistleblower allegations within the state’s health department that officials responsible for controlling air pollution ordered employees to stop measuring surges of harmful sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide ...
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