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2013-08-12 08:24:07

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Chemistry Council (ACC) launched advertisements commending Senator Tom Udall for his support of policies that will grow the economy and create jobs in the Land of Enchantment. "As representatives of one of America's largest manufacturing industries, ACC and its members want to acknowledge Senator Udall's leadership on issues that encourage strong domestic energy policy, support small businesses and promote...

2013-03-18 16:21:40

Bipartisan Policy Center Bridge-Builder Series to Feature Senator Mark Udall Tomorrow WASHINGTON, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With sequestration and general federal budget pressures threatening the National Park Service budget, the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) and National Park Hospitality Association (NPHA) will host a national dialogue about supplementary funding strategies for national parks at the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) on Tuesday, March 19 at...

2012-09-19 10:21:58

CARBONDALE, Colo., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Wilderness Land Trust has named Senator Mark Udall the recipient of the Jessica Catto Guardian of Wilderness Award for 2012. An award ceremony will be held at the Aspen Historical Society on Saturday, September 22, as part of The Wilderness Land Trust's 20(th) Anniversary Celebration. "Senator Udall, the senior U.S. Senator from Colorado, has been instrumental in protecting our region's spectacular natural resources...

2011-05-20 14:47:00

NEW YORK, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Borough of Manhattan Community College science major Lisa Bloodgood is among 80 recipients, nationwide, of the coveted Udall Scholarship--one of very few community colleges students, to receive the award. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/bmcc-student-is-the-colleges-first-to-win-5000-udall-scholarship-122352914.html The Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation...

2010-04-19 16:29:00

DENVER, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of the 11th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre, Tom Mauser, father of victim Daniel Mauser, questions why it has taken federal lawmakers more than a decade to require background checks at gun shows. The shooters obtained three of their guns through a private seller at a gun show with no background checks, which directly contributed to the senseless killing of 13 and wounding of another 21. A year after the tragedy, Colorado voted...

2010-04-19 12:59:00

DENVER, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- With 87 percent of Americans supporting criminal background checks on gun purchasers at gun shows* - Tom Mauser, father of Columbine High School massacre victim Daniel Mauser - wonders why the U.S. Congress and Colorado Senator Mark Udall have failed to support and pass federal legislation that would finally close the "gun show loophole." Currently, it is up to each state to require criminal background checks and formal recordkeeping for gun purchases at...

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2008-12-05 14:35:00

Scientists predict even more water shortages over the next several years for seven Western states due to the added affects of human-caused climate change. The Colorado River has suffered from drought and a growing population, putting area residents "on a collision course between supply and demand," said Brad Udall, director of the Western Water Assessment at the University of Colorado.Reduced water flows, increased air temperatures and higher than ever demands on the Colorado River are among...

2008-09-22 15:00:46

By Michael Coleman Journal Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- A massive mortgage bailout will command Congress' attention early this week, but New Mexico lawmakers said oil production and clean energy still could get boosts from Capitol Hill before lawmakers head home for November elections. The Democrat-controlled House last week approved a bill allowing oil and gas drilling off of America's Atlantic and Pacific coastlines -- but only 50 miles offshore and beyond. Most of the estimated 8...

2008-09-12 15:00:26

By STEVE TERRELL Three recent television commercials for Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Tom Udall stress a "do-it-all" philosophy for energy policy -- including more offshore drilling and nuclear power, in addition to developing alternative sources. The ads serve as rebuttals to attacks from his Republican opponent, Hobbs oil man Steve Pearce, who consistently has accused the Santa Fe Democrat of being in line with "extreme" and "far- left" environmentalists. Udall, for his part, has...

2008-09-11 18:00:17

By Charles Newton The sale of Roan Plateau natural gas leases on public land netted Colorado about $2,000 per acre. Nearby private land was leased for 20 times that amount. Why the difference?Public land is encumbered with almost impossible environmental red tape promoted by people like Democrats Bill Ritter and Mark Udall. Private land is not. (Note to Gov. Ritter: Don't ever complain about Colorado's state budget. Your party's policies just cost Colorado 900 million big ones.)No sane...