News and Updates
Western Voters Increasingly Identify as Conservationists and Value Public Lands For the past eight years, the Colorado College has released their Conservation in the West Poll covering Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. This is the first year that Idaho was added to the poll. The 2018 results found an increase […]
A new article from the New York Times highlights how human development is reducing animals’ ability to roam freely. “Room to move is critical for a wide range of species, but it has long been difficult for researchers to capture where and when they travel. But a new and growing field called “movement ecology” is casting […]
Spotlighting Maine’s Ban on All Flame Retardant Chemicals in Newly Upholstered Furniture Last year, Maine passed a first of its kind bill that banned the use of all flame retardant chemicals in newly upholstered furniture. Representative Walter Kumiega introduced this bill, LD 182, in a bipartisan effort that nearly unanimously overrode Governor LePage’s veto. Once thought to […]
New Mexico SM 23, a bill to study a revenue-neutral carbon fee, passes the Senate with a vote of 21 to 14. The bill will now go to the House for consideration. The bill text and other updates can be found online.