Chase Woodruff

Chase Woodruff

Chase Woodruff covers the environment, the economy and other stories for Colorado Newsline. He formerly was a staff writer at Westword, Denver’s alt-weekly, and has covered climate change, labor, music, international soccer and other beats. He previously was a contributor for Capital & Main, where he worked on investigations into campaign finance, oil and gas, and the financial sector, and his byline has appeared in such publications as Vice, Paste Magazine and The Trace.

Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland

Biden administration to move BLM headquarters back to D.C. from Grand Junction

By: - September 17, 2021

President Joe Biden’s administration announced on Friday that it would return the headquarters of the Bureau of Land Management to Washington, D.C., reversing a controversial decision by the Trump administration — with the support of a bipartisan array of Colorado political leaders — to relocate the office to Grand Junction. The BLM’s Grand Junction office […]

Biden convenes Western wildfire meeting

Biden, Western governors plan for ‘severe’ wildfire season in White House briefing

By: - June 30, 2021

For years, American presidents have held annual meetings with Federal Emergency Management Agency officials to plan ahead for the Atlantic hurricane season. In an era when the catastrophic impacts of climate change are accelerating from coast to coast, President Joe Biden on Wednesday convened a first-of-its-kind meeting to make similar preparations for what is shaping […]