User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Land Management :: Drilling
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YoPreps roundup: Jake Moretti possibly out for senior season, Dylan McCaffrey leads locals on 2017 ESPN 300 & more 24.6.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
A weekly roundup of high school sports news and interesting tidbits from around Colorado for the week of June 23, 2016.
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Judge's fracking ruling supports Utah's position 23.6.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • The Obama administration on Wednesday decried a ruling by a federal judge that blocks rules for hydraulic fracturing, saying the decision prevents regulators from using “21st-century standards” to ensure that oil and gas operations are conducted safely on public lands. The states of Utah, Colorado, North Dakota and Wyoming oppose the rules involving hydraulic fracturing, which involves injecting a mixture of water, sand and chemicals underground to increase production from oil and g...
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The long-term harm of natural gas 21.6.2016 Denver Post: Opinion
Expanding natural gas may offer short-term economic benefits, but at a great price to our land, climate and long-term economic well-being.
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On the comic-book verge of virtual reality 18.6.2016 Denver Post: Business
Virtual reality is leaving no page unturned, including the comic-book pages. On Friday at Denver Comic Con, a team of art students from the Rocky Mountain Collage Art+Design shared a glimpse into a virtual reality comic book project that immerses readers in the 2-D world of a graphic novel.
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"The well needs to be plugged" -- Utah goes after nonproducing oil wells on federal leases 10.6.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
For years, the Government AF 1 gas well has sat idle and rusting on Burt and Christine DeLambert’s ranch on the southern rim of Utah’s East Tavaputs Plateau. Questar has pulled out the pipeline that served that end of the aging gas field known as the Seep Ridge unit, whose production has slowed to the point that continued operations are no longer a paying proposition. Yet despite rules requiring energy companies to plug and reclaim wells after several years of no production, Hot Rod Oil has don...
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Energy bill prospects dim in drilling, drought dispute 7.6.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • Congressional efforts to approve the first major energy bill in nearly a decade are in jeopardy amid a partisan dispute over oil drilling, water for drought-stricken California and potential rollback of protections for the gray wolf and other wildlife. A bipartisan bill approved by the Senate in April would boost oil and natural gas production while encouraging renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar power, and increased energy efficiency. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, cha... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Denver Broncos organized team activities May 31, 2016 1.6.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver Broncos run through drills during organized team activities on May 31, 2016 at Dove Valley.
Colorado Springs gears up for PrepareAthon! Day, annual wildfire evacuation drill Saturday 1.6.2016 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado Springs is urging residents to be prepared for wildfires this season and is giving them real practice this weekend.
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Go Code Colorado: Mobile apps for food trucks, drilling and job matching win big 28.5.2016 Denver Post: Business
It's the third year for Go Code Colorado, which is hosted by the Colorado Secretary of State's Office. Participants use public data to figure out how to help the state.
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Colorado residents push to protect homes, river from fracking 23.5.2016 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado residents fighting new oil and gas development — 53 wells and a fracking waste facility on the banks of the Colorado River — have turned to an untested state rule in a last-ditch push for ...
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This could be the last mine - Colorado clean coal in decline 15.5.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
SOMERSET —Coal miner Eric Sanchez bolted a grate across the top of a tunnel, 1,000 feet beneath a forest and 7 miles deep into Arch Coal's West Elk Mine.
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Protests against drilling on public lands are escalating 13.5.2016 High Country News Most Recent
In Colorado, another showdown at a government auction for oil and gas leases.
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Hundreds swarm BLM auction in Lakewood to protest oil, gas drilling 13.5.2016 Denver Post: News: Local
Hundreds of Leave It In The Ground demonstrators demanding a tougher response to climate change swarmed a federal public lands auction Thursday and set up a blockade to try to stop new oil and gas ...
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Energy industry sues feds over sage grouse plans 13.5.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Yet another lawsuit has been filed over federal land use plans revisions that kept greater sage grouse off the endangered species list, this time from an oil and gas trade association that claims that the public was excluded from the process and that the plans rely on faulty science. In papers filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in North Dakota, the Western Energy Alliance alleges the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service violated federal administrative rule-making procedures ...
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Oil, gas industry challenges efforts to protect Western bird 12.5.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Billings, Mont. • The oil and gas industry on Thursday challenged in federal court drilling restrictions imposed by the Obama administration to protect a struggling bird that ranges across 11 Western states. The Western Energy Alliance and North Dakota Petroleum Council said they would ask a U.S. District judge in North Dakota to block sweeping land use plans for the region adopted in September by the Interior Department. The groups said local and state efforts to prop up populations of greater ...
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SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: China starts drills, showcases isles 9.5.2016 Durango Herald
China's navy has launched annual war drills in the South China Sea with one of its most advanced warships
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Synergy Resources buying Noble Energy holdings near Greeley for $505M 4.5.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver-based Synergy Resources Corp. said Tuesday it has agreed to pay Noble Energy $505 million in cash to acquire a big block of oil and gas holdings near Greeley.
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Colorado high court to rule on state vs. local power over oil and gas 2.5.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado's Supreme Court is expected to rule Monday on Front Range cities' push to limit oil and gas development near people.
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Debate: Fossil vs Fossil, Part 3 ... 29.4.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Keeping track of the parallel declines of fossil fuel and fossil newspaper industries. — T. Boone Pickens says America’s oil industry is ‘dead in the water’ — “ ... Pickens is a billionaire oil investor who still travels, talks markets and tapes podcasts. He has bought and built companies, but he’s still seeing new things. “Since 1980, he recalled in an interview, he has watched oil prices plunge five times worldwide. Four of those times, he said, Saudi Arabia stepped in to cut its oil producti...
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Egypt explorers hunt gold in the desert, following ancients 28.4.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
EASTERN DESERT, Egypt (AP) — Off the off-road tracks deep in Egypt's eastern desert, prospectors are ramping up the hunt for the treasure once revered by the Pharaohs as the "skin of the gods" — gold.
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