User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Land Management :: Drilling
Last updated: Dec 08 2017 20:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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What national monument protections do 8.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Some say the Bears Ears shrinkage won’t change anything — they’re wrong.
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Interior Department’s return to the ‘Robber Baron’ years 8.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Secretary Ryan Zinke will be known better for cynicism than conservationism.
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Trump will suspend a rule to limit a pollutant far worse than carbon 8.12.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The Trump administration will suspend a rule to limit methane leaks from oil and gas operations on federal land, but its true aim may be to kill the Obama-era requirement.
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The federal land at stake in Trump’s rush for more drilling 8.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Where national parks, monuments and other protective areas overlay resources.
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A new national monument – in Zinke’s home state 29.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Interior threatens to shrink boundaries at Western sites, but Badger-Two Medicine might get designated.
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Threatened plants on state lands have few protections 27.11.2017 Current Issue
Politics, land ownership and imperiled plants collide in New Mexico.
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A tale of two parks: How the Bakken boom transformed a landscape 27.11.2017 Current Issue
While a North Dakota national park is an oasis from drilling, a nearby state park is thrown open.
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Sen. Cory Gardner faces key test tomorrow with Arctic Refuge drilling vote 14.11.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
We hope you will continue to lead on outdoor recreation by voting ‘no’ this week on inserting Arctic Refuge drilling into the 2018 budget.
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Local control battles in Colorado cut both ways 11.11.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
Across Colorado, communities have wrestled with the local impacts of oil and gas development. Repeatedly, the cry has come for more local control. What local control means, however, depends on the locality.
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Foes of Obama-era fracking chemical reporting rules ask court to reconsider ruling 8.11.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
Four states, two industry groups and a Native American tribe say they're not sure whether Obama-era fracking chemical reporting rules are in force while the Trump administration works to undo them.
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Western Colorado natural gas drilling may never boom again 5.11.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
The one constant in the oil and gas industry is the boom-bust cycle. Prices spike, drillers rush in. Prices drop and the drilling ends.
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Navajo small businesses help stabilize booms and busts 1.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
To build a sustained community, the Navajo Nation experiments with entrepreneurs.
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Trump administration targets drilling regulations on federal lands, sparking outcry 28.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Conservation and community groups concerned they will lose their voice in natural resource extraction plans on federal lands, including in South Park.
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A water-bottling plant creates a rift in Montana 26.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Opponents say a proposal is tilting Flathead Valley development toward corporate interests.
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Conservation groups challenge BLM approval of drilling plan in North Fork Valley 26.10.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
A coalition of conservation and citizen groups have filed a legal challenge to the oil and gas development plan the Bureau of Land Management approved earlier this month in the North Fork Valley near Paonia.
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Denver-based political group pours $50,000 into Greeley City Council, mayoral races 25.10.2017 Denver Post: Local
A shadowy group outside Greeley is working to influence the Greeley City Council election, spending nearly $50,000 on glossy mailers favoring four specific candidates and sending those mailers to voters across the city.
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Oil and gas producers face more stringent air-quality rules on Front Range 20.10.2017 Denver Post: Local
Oil and gas operators in the Front Range would have to retrofit equipment and conduct more frequent inspections to detect leaks, if state regulators on Friday approve proposed rules aimed at helping alleviate smog concerns.
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The battle over Alaska refuge oil reignites under Trump 11.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Will Congress break its stalemate on drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge?
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Houston driller gets approval for one well in North Fork Valley with up to 145 more possible 7.10.2017 Denver Post: Business
A controversial plan to drill up to 146 natural gas wells in the North Fork Valley near Paonia has received the environmental approval that developers first sought nearly a decade ago. But for now, only one of those wells can be drilled.
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Local astronomy enthusiasts asking Forest Service for permission to build observatory atop Pikes Peak 1.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Local astronomy enthusiasts have asked the U.S. Forest Service for permission to build an observatory atop Pikes Peak, the latest step in realizing the wish made upon a star long ago to turn America's Mountain into a premier place for research.
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