Colorado News Connection

BLM rule challenged by oil allies in Congress

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(Colorado News Connection) Two bills making their way through Congress could throw out more than 216,000 public comments on the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's new Public Lands Rule, which has come under fire from the fossil fuel industry for putting conservation and outdoor recreation on par with extraction on lands owned by all Americans.