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The 2014 Conservation in the West Poll 

February 13, 2014 — By Heath Wickline

The Colorado College State of the Rockies Project released its 2014 Conservation in the West Poll today. It contains some fascinating results on westerners' attitudes toward everything from renewable energy to national park closures, but the bottom line, according to Walter Hecox, the Project's faculty director, is that “Westerners want their air, water and land protected, and where a candidate stands on these issues could potentially sway votes.”