User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Land Management :: Drilling
Last updated: Jul 22 2015 14:49 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Why all of Indian country is fighting a new Montana oil well 22.7.2015 Writers on the Range
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Amid lawsuit, further delay of federal land drilling rules 22.7.2015 Denver Post: Business
New rules for oil and gas drilling on federal lands nationwide will be delayed from August until September at the soonest amid a legal challenge that seeks to prevent them from taking effect at ...
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Gas burns coal at No. 1 19.7.2015 Durango Herald
DENVER – Energy companies in Southwest Colorado say hydraulic fracturing and looming carbon-pollution regulations are responsible for natural gas overtaking coal for the first time.The Energy Information Administration’s monthly report for April revealed this week that natural gas surpassed coal as the primary source of...
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Idaho mining dispute raises questions about the future of wilderness 15.7.2015 High Country News Most Recent
A grandfathered mining claim has opened the doors to development.
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Obama designates three more national monuments 12.7.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Vast stretches of Nevada and Northern California are now protected, bringing Obama's count to 19.
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Denver biennial rises to the challenge of big art 12.7.2015 Denver Post: News: Local
Big art never comes easy, and that has meant more than a few bureaucratic hurdles for the creative minds bringing projects to this week's Biennial of the ...
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An Alaska wildlife refuge deserves our protection 30.6.2015 High Country News Most Recent
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An Alaskan wildlife refuge deserves our protection 30.6.2015 High Country News Most Recent
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Leaked natural gas, oil-price ripple effects and a live HCN forum on public lands management. 22.6.2015 Current Issue
Hcn.org news in brief.
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The sage grouse two-step 22.6.2015 Current Issue
Massive federal sage grouse conservation plans strike a delicate balance.
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Tribe sues Dept. of Interior 21.6.2015 Durango Herald
The Southern Ute Indian Tribe filed a lawsuit against the Department of the Interior on Thursday, challenging the Bureau of Land Management’s new hydraulic fracturing rule.The rule, which is set to go into effect Wednesday, also is the subject of suits filed earlier this month, including a joint suit by the states of Colorado,...
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Feds to focus on oil, gas concerns 18.6.2015 Durango Herald
Federal officials are going to spend more time planning for potential oil and gas development in western La Plata and eastern Montezuma counties this year and next.A resource-management plan filed early in 2015 with the Bureau of Land Management’s Tres Rios Field Office set guidelines for drilling and all other activities across...
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Judge demands explanation for lengthy delay on energy lease 17.6.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge is pressing U.S. officials to explain why it's taken three decades to decide on a proposal to drill for natural gas just outside Glacier National Park in an area considered sacred by some Indian tribes in Montana and Canada.
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Western Slope drillers take trespassing claims to court 15.6.2015 Durango Herald
GRAND JUNCTION – The two leading natural-gas producers in western Colorado’s Piceance Basin are squaring off in court over allegations of trespass involving horizontal drilling.Encana Corp. has sued WPX Energy, saying WPX knowingly drilled a well that passed horizontally through Encana’s mineral estate in the...
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John Podesta: Legacy maker 25.5.2015 High Country News Most Recent
This Washington insider’s ‘hidden hand’ has guided the environmental achievements of presidents for two decades.
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Still quiet at Canyons of the Ancients 25.5.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Modest increases in visitation and infrastructure since this Colorado monument designation in 2000.
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Pawnee National Grassland oil and gas lease sale raises $32 million 15.5.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management leased 33,000 acres for oil and gas development on the Front Range and in the Pawnee National Grassland Thursday for $32.1 million.
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Plan OK'd to drill into BP's ill-fated Macondo reservoir 13.5.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Deep-water drilling is set to resume near the site of the catastrophic BP PLC well blowout that killed 11 workers and caused the nation's largest offshore oil spill five years ago off the coast of Louisiana.
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Shell clears major US government hurdle for Arctic drilling 12.5.2015 Denver Post: Business
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell's Arctic drilling program has cleared a major bureaucratic hurdle to begin drilling for oil and gas off Alaska's northwestern coast this ...
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Judge orders Greenpeace to stay away from drill ships 9.5.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A federal judge has ordered Greenpeace protesters to stay away from Royal Dutch Shell PLC ships.
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