User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Land Management :: Drilling
Last updated: Mar 01 2015 14:36 IST RSS 2.0
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Colorado land impact of oil and gas boom: scars spread and stay 1.3.2015 Denver Post: Local
Oil and gas companies have yet to fully restore land around half of the 47,505 inactive wells in Colorado, and 72 percent of those un-restored sites have been in the process for more than ...
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Colorado oil, gas task force sends 9 measures on to governor's desk 25.2.2015 Denver Post: All Political News
The governor's oil and gas task force Tuesday endorsed plans for more local input on large-scale drilling projects, but stopped short of supporting proposals to give any more power to local governments.
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Weld County agriculture and energy intersect in nuanced relationship 16.2.2015 Denver Post: Local
Years ago, Dave Dechant cursed the intrusion of the oil and gas companies that traipsed across his family's Weld County ...
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Drilling rigs and housing development face off in Colorado suburbs 14.2.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
Angela Waldrop was cooking Thanksgiving dinner when the rumbling sound from the drill rig just beyond her backyard started. Soon the vibrations were making a plate on her kitchen table dance. The round-the-clock noise from the Encana Corp. drill site near her Weld County subdivision rattled windows and left many of Waldrop's neighbors sleep-deprived for weeks.
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It's do or die for Steamboat, Hayden and Soroco wrestlers at regionals 12.2.2015 Steamboat Pilot
It's make-or-break time across the Colorado high school wrestling landscape. Do well enough this weekend at regionals, and you punch your ticket to Denver's Pepsi Center for the annual state wrestling championships, an event some argue is Colorado's premier spectacle — no matter the sport. Give an inch here or there, and your season might wrap up in the blink of an eye. Only the top-four regional finishers at any weight in any classification are state bound. Last year, as a freshman Sailor, 106-pound Colton Pasternak admittedly set the bar a bit low — a reasonably expected low. This year, after a stellar season in his weight class, he's hoping to make leaps on that year-old target during Friday's Class 3A Region 4 tournament at Montrose High School. “Last year, I had my goal of just breaking even, and I barely squeaked by with that,” Pasternak said before Wednesday's practice. “The next step was set the goal higher. This year, my goal is to get to state. Last year, I didn't even place at regionals. I ...
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Fractivists target Denver to build support 11.2.2015 High Country News Most Recent
A new campaign launches to stop fracking before it starts in and around Denver.
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Arctic Ocean shoal declared off-limits to oil drilling 11.2.2015 Denver Post: National News Headlines
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A plateau on the Arctic Ocean floor, where thousands of Pacific walrus gather to feed and raise pups, has received new protections from the Obama administration that recognize it as a biological hot spot and mark it off-limits to future oil drilling.
Feds demand payback for misused stimulus funds 9.2.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Millions of dollars for carbon sequestration that apparently never happened.
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Colorado oil, gas task force votes yes on increased local control 4.2.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
The governor's oil land gas task force Tuesday in a straw vote supported a series of proposals that would provide an enhanced role for local governments in the permitting of drilling operations.
Colorado oil, gas task force votes yea on increased local control 4.2.2015 Denver Post: All Political News
The governor's oil land gas task force Tuesday in preliminary voting showed support for a series of proposals that would provide a enhanced role for local governments in the permitting of drilling operations.
Refuge no refuge from controversy 29.1.2015 Durango Herald
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama waded into a decades-long fight about drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge over the weekend, announcing that his administration would pursue a wilderness designation for 12.28 million acres, barring drilling in most of the South Carolina-sized refuge.Obama's plans will require...
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Fracking paused on gas wells in Western Colorado 24.1.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
GRAND JUNCTION — The largest natural gas developer in Colorado has instituted a fracking freeze in the Piceance Basin of Western Colorado in response to dropping prices for natural gas
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Critical mule deer research relies on fundraising 21.1.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Scientists raise money to study effects of drought, development and migration.
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Research seeks reasons for demise of mule deer 20.1.2015 High Country News Most Recent
Across Wyoming, herds are down by a third
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Oil and gas chief: Local government needs more say in siting oil, gas wells 16.1.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
The movement of large-scale oil and gas operations into Front Range suburbs is creating pressures not being addressed by state rules, Colorado's top oil and gas regulator said Thursday.
Editorial: Colorado still needs action on drilling rules 14.1.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
The collapse of oil prices, if it continues, may tamp down Colorado's drilling boom for some time to come.
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Caldwell: Will Christo's river project set a precedent? 10.1.2015 Denver Post: Opinion
The idea of draping silvery fabric over the Arkansas River in the name of creative expression has provoked spirited debate during the last two decades about whether the planned project is art, and whether it's too much of an imposition on the wildlife and people who live in Bighorn Sheep Canyon.
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House Republican Leader DelGrosso spells out 'Vision for Prosperous Colorado' 8.1.2015 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado House Minority Leader BrianDelGrosso of Loveland, holds his 21-month-old son Zackary and sits with his wife, Amber, during the opening session of the 2015 Colorado legislature.
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Fracking puts pressure on Moab 1.1.2015 Durango Herald
MOAB, Utah (AP) – A different kind of spire is jutting into the iconic red rock vistas of Moab.It is the scaffolding of drilling rigs, and it heralds a new chapter in Moab’s long history of energy extraction. Moab may have been comfortable with the uranium industry that put it on the map in another century. But having an...
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N.M. gas blob targeted 31.12.2014 Durango Herald
CUBA, N.M. – The methane that leaks from 40,000 gas wells near this desert trading post may be colorless and odorless, but it’s not invisible. It can be seen from space.Satellites that sweep over energy-rich northern New Mexico can spot the gas as it escapes from drilling rigs, compressors and miles of pipeline snaking...
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