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Will the CORE Act Get a New Chance in Congress This Year?

Amy Hadden Marsh
Hikers in the Thompson Divide area southwest of Carbondale. The area qualifies for CORE Act protection.

The Colorado Outdoor Recreation Economy Act would protect 400,000 acres of public lands across Colorado. It was introduced in Congress in 2019 but has yet to become law. We visit with some Roaring Fork Valley residents who have worked on public lands issues to learn their hopes for the what the act could achieve.


KSUT is part of the Fossil Fuels Reporting Project. Nine public radio stations in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming are doing in-depth coverage of issues related to fossil fuels such as oil and gas.
See an archive of the stories here.

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