Colorado’s proposal to protect millions of acres of roadless national forest lands has taken another twist now that one of the state’s leading advocates for the rule is slated to head the U.S. Forest Service. Some conservationists are divided over the rule and say this move puts Colorado in a unique situation. Bente Birkeland reports from the Capitol.

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