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News, interviews, and history with newsmakers and environmental advocates, focused on parks and public lands across the American West.

Go West, Young Podcast Center for Western Priorities

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News, interviews, and history with newsmakers and environmental advocates, focused on parks and public lands across the American West.

    Rep. Diana DeGette

    Rep. Diana DeGette

    A conversation with Representative Diana DeGette of Colorado about her wilderness protection bill that’s headed for the House floor, as well as the challenges of performing congressional oversight in the Trump era.







    News







    * White House Proposes 16% Cut To Interior Department Budget and $150 million per year for uranium stockpile* Trump administration guts Migratory Bird Treaty Act* Bernhardt opens national monuments to drilling







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    Host/producer: Aaron WeissFeedback: podcast@westernpriorities.orgMusic: Purple PlanetPhoto: Lauren Bogard, CWP

    • 41 Min.
    Climate in Colorado

    Climate in Colorado

    Garrett Garner-Wells of Conservation Colorado joins us with a look at why Colorado has become “an island of sanity” on climate policy.







    News







    * Trump’s Move Against Landmark Environmental Law Caps a Relentless Agenda* Interior secretary extends the tenure of federal lands chief — without a presidential nomination* Interior Department Disregards Public Comments, Analysis Suggests







    History







    * The execution of Gary Gilmore* Saturday Night Live: Let’s Kill Gary Gilmore for Christmas (1977)* “The Executioner’s Song” (1982)







    Host/producer: Aaron WeissFeedback: podcast@westernpriorities.orgMusic: Purple PlanetPhoto: Browns Canyon National Monument, Wikimedia Commons

    • 31 Min.
    2019: The Year in Swamp

    2019: The Year in Swamp

    In this year’s final episode of Go West, Young Podcast, a look at how multinational mining companies and clients of Interior Secretary David Bernhardt’s former lobbying firm are running roughshod over public lands.







    Guests







    * Nicole Gentile, Center for American Progress, author of “Multinational Mining Corporations Are Exploiting U.S. Taxpayers”* Jesse Prentice-Dunn, Center for Western Priorities, author of “Lobbyists get bang for the bucks at Interior”







    History







    * In Oregon vs. Mitchell, the Supreme Court confirms Congress can lower the federal voting age to 18







    Host/producer: Aaron WeissFeedback: podcast@westernpriorities.orgMusic: Purple PlanetPhoto: Bond Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Wikimedia Commons

    • 29 Min.
    Trump vs. the California Desert

    Trump vs. the California Desert

    Kim Delfino, California Program Director at Defenders of Wildlife, tells us about the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan, which is in the Trump administration’s crosshairs even though it debuted to widespread praise just three years ago.







    News







    * Interior official broke ethics rules* Previously: Bernhardt intervened to block pesticides report* Government watchdog to investigate BLM relocation







    History







    * Wyoming grants women the right to vote







    Host/producer: Aaron WeissFeedback: podcast@westernpriorities.orgMusic: Purple PlanetPhoto: Solar Energy Generating Systems solar power plants III-VII at Mojave Desert, California, Wikimedia Commons

    • 37 Min.
    Outside Voices w/ Sarah Shimazaki

    Outside Voices w/ Sarah Shimazaki

    Sarah Shimazaki, producer and host of the Outside Voices podcast, takes us through some of her favorite moments from the series, and talks about why it’s so important to elevate the stories of groups who often aren’t reflected in traditional narratives about the outdoors. Listen to Outside Voices on Apple Podcasts or outsidevoicespodcast.com.







    News







    * Acting BLM chief William Perry Pendley says feds should bow to sheriffs* Interior ignores court order on sage grouse protection







    Host/producer: Aaron WeissFeedback: podcast@westernpriorities.orgMusic: Purple PlanetPhoto: @outsidevoicespodcast

    • 32 Min.
    Steve Ellis on the BLM “relocation”

    Steve Ellis on the BLM “relocation”

    We talk to 38-year civil service veteran Steve Ellis about what’s happening inside Bureau of Land Management headquarters as the Trump administration sends letters forcing most employees to relocate their families or quit.







    News







    * David Bernhardt gives his own ethics guidance* Colorado’s oil and gas industry faces a debt reckoning







    History







    * The Ballinger-Pinchot Affair of 1909







    Host/producer: Aaron WeissFeedback: podcast@westernpriorities.orgMusic: Purple PlanetPhoto: Bureau of Land Management

    • 36 Min.

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