Heather McGregor and Jeff Peterson of the Glenwood Springs Citizens' Alliance join Bill Kight on For Land's Sake to talk about the proposed quarry expansion and their lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management.
The proposed mid-continent limestone quarry expansion near Glenwood Springs has inspired citizen groups, multi-million dollar marketing campaigns, and dozens of articles from news outlets from around the state. So, to get a unique perspective on the issue, KDNK’s Lucas Turner took a special trip on an Ecoflight.
The Bureau of Land Management is considering changes to agency land-use planning, which could eliminate National Environmental Policy Act requirements from long-term planning regulations. There has been no formal announcement of a new rulemaking, but KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Wilderness Workshop attorney Peter Hart about what these kinds of changes would mean for public lands protection.