User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Land Management :: Drilling
Last updated: Jan 29 2015 14:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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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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Moab's red rock country is under pressure from fracking 29.12.2014 Denver Post: News: Local
A different kind of spire is jutting into the iconic red rock vistas of Moab.
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No surface drills in Pawnee National Grassland 29.12.2014 Denver Post: Local
The Forest Service's recent "no surface occupancy" stipulation for developing oil and gas leases on more than 190,000 acres in the Pawnee National Grassland is receiving a lukewarm reception from energy industry officials and environmental ...
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Aerial photos of drilling at Pawnee grassland 22.12.2014 Current Issue
Oil and gas development has been ongoing for decades in northeastern Colorado.
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The Latest: Protective settlement reached for Roan Plateau 17.12.2014 High Country News Most Recent
Industry and environmentalists compromised on the embattled Colorado mesa.
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Drilling at edge of Windsor tests Colorado's pledge to reduce conflict 14.12.2014 Denver Post: News: Local
Suburban homes and oil wells are sprouting at a fast pace in this town on the northern Colorado plains.
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Denver suburbs drawing down groundwater aim for renewable supply 10.12.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
Few communities face water problems as difficult as south Denver suburbs' dependence on dwindling groundwater — and a new state water plan, due Wednesday, leaves them largely on their own to find a solution.
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Ditmer: In lovely Colorado, we must protect our special places 29.11.2014 Denver Post: Opinion
"There are places that are too special to develop."— Interior Secretary Sally JewellYou rarely hear that in a state booming like Colorado.
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Pact protects plateau’s land, wildlife 22.11.2014 Durango Herald
DENVER – Most of the wild and gas-rich Roan Plateau in western Colorado will be off-limits to drilling under a compromise announced Friday by conservation groups and an energy company.Bill Barrett Corp. will give up its right to drill for natural gas on about 56 square miles in 17 parcels it had leased from the federal government...
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Colorado Roan Plateau drilling battle leads to legal compromise 22.11.2014 Denver Post: Business
The decade-long battle over drilling on western Colorado's Roan Plateau — a lofty oasis rich in wildlife and natural gas — eased on Friday with federal and state ...
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