User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Land Management :: Drilling
Last updated: Dec 01 2016 21:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Oil leases in Utah's scenic Nine Mile Canyon will be up for bid in BLM's first online auction 1.12.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
The Bureau of Land Management’s latest offerings for oil and gas leases include parcels in Nine Mile Canyon, spurring protests from several groups that say inviting yet more development there conflicts with proper stewardship of the ancient rock art that abounds along the canyon walls. The federal agency was also lambasted from the opposite direction by state officials who say the BLM is not offering enough parcels for lease in defiance of its multiple-use mission and its own area management p...
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Future of Denver’s South Park watershed up in air, BLM planners need another 5 years 27.11.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
The wide open nature of South Park, Denver’s watershed and a relatively safe space for wildlife, remains up in the air – all the more so with president-elect Donald Trump’s transition team favoring oil and gas drillers.
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What does a Trump administration mean for Western public lands? 27.11.2016 Denver Post: Opinion
While the incoming Trump administration's promises for more drilling and mining on public lands may sound like relief to fossil-fuel industries, it sounds like déjà vu all over again.
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Can Trump undo Obama’s policies? 24.11.2016 High Country News Most Recent
What the President-elect can — and can’t — do when it comes to water, coal and climate change.
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Federal officials, Hickenlooper finalize deals for oil and gas drilling in western Colorado 17.11.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Land Management officials are joining Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper in the state capitol Thursday morning to announce final decisions on oil and gas development in western Colorado forests.
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U.S. finalizes rule to limit gas “flaring” at drilling sites 16.11.2016 Denver Post: Business
With two months left in President Barack Obama's term, his administration issued a rule Tuesday intended to clamp down on oil companies that burn off natural gas on public lands.
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U.S. finalizes rule to limit gas 'flaring' at drill sites 16.11.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • With two months left in President Barack Obama’s term, his administration issued a rule Tuesday intended to clamp down on oil companies that burn off natural gas on public lands. The new rule seeks to reduce waste and harmful methane emissions as part of a strategy to address climate change. But a new Republican administration under President-elect Donald Trump could reconsider the rule or even scrap it, although any effort to do so would likely take months. Trump has said he will s... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Energy company looking to strike oil on Bears Ears' doorstep 10.11.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Energy developers are seeking to drill three exploratory wells inside the proposed Bears Ears National Monument in search of hydrocarbon riches on both state and federal lands a few miles northeast of Bluff. Conservationists and local leaders fear drilling could imperil the town’s water and scenic vistas and industrialize an area some say should be preserved for its geological and archaeological treasures. “We as a community have a great deal of concerns,” said Bluff shop owner Steve Simpson, w... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Utility asks to resume a year after well blowout 2.11.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Los Angeles • A utility that owns a natural gas well that spewed uncontrollably and drove thousands of residents from their Los Angeles homes a year ago has asked state regulators to resume operations. Southern California Gas Co. said Tuesday that about a quarter of its wells in the Aliso Canyon facility passed state-ordered tests required to store gas for the winter. The rigorous tests came after a blowout at an old well lasted four months in the largest-known release of climate-changing methan...
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Money pours in for North Dakota pipeline protest 31.10.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The crowdsourcing goal was modest: $5,000. The fund has since topped a staggering $1 million.
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Federal court rules wildflowers in Colorado and Utah must be protected 27.10.2016 Denver Post: News: Local
A federal court in Denver on Tuesday ruled that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service must reinstate a 2013 proposal to protect two imperiled wildflowers in Colorado and Utah.
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Colorado may euthanize more bears and lions to try to boost dwindling deer numbers 23.10.2016 Denver Post: Outdoors
Faced with a rapidly dwindling deer population, Colorado wildlife officials are proposing to kill more mountain lions and black bears.
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BLM pulls back oil and gas leases bought by Utah activist, author Terry Tempest Williams 20.10.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
In February, Utah conservationist and author Terry Tempest Williams handed her credit card to the Bureau of Land Management to pay for two oil and gas leases on land not far from where she lives in Grand County. For the past eight months, the federal government has sweated over whether to issue the leases, since Williams and her husband, Brooke, are among Utah’s highest-profile wilderness advocates. This week, the Interior Department decided to refund the Williamses and withhold the leases, cit... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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BLM pulls back oil & gas leases bought by Utah activist, author Terry Tempest Williams 20.10.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
In February, Utah conservationist and author Terry Tempest Williams handed her credit card to the Bureau of Land Management to pay for two oil and gas leases on land not far from where she lives in Grand County. For the past eight months the federal government has sweated over whether to issue the leases, since Williams and her husband, Brooke, are among Utah’s most high-profile wilderness advocates. This week, the Interior Department finally decided to refund the Williamses and withhold the le... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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PHOTOS: Gary Kubiak returns to Denver Broncos practice 18.10.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak returned to practice October 17, 2016 at Dove Valley in Englewood, Colo.
A tale of two tribes: Colorado’s Southern Utes want to drill as Sioux battle pipeline 16.10.2016 Denver Post: All Political News
The Southern Ute Indian Tribe of southwestern Colorado has a higher long-term credit rating than Wells Fargo and more oil and natural-gas wells than it has members.
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Obama creates first marine national monument in Atlantic 15.9.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • President Barack Obama on Thursday established the first national marine monument in the Atlantic, a move that’s designed to permanently protect nearly 5,000 square miles of underwater canyons and mountains off the coast of New England. The White House said the designation will lead to a ban on commercial fishing, mining and drilling, though a seven-year exception will occur for the lobster and red crab industries. Also, recreational fishing will be allowed within the monument. Thur... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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On oil and gas, diverse Thompson Divide Coalition finds common ground 11.9.2016 Denver Post: Opinion
The members of the Thompson Divide Coalition have set aside their often conflicting perspectives and cultures to focus on a singular communal mission: thwart oil and gas drilling
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California panel leaves coastal land untouched 9.9.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Newport Beach, Calif. • A long-awaited vote by a California panel will leave a vast, valuable stretch of oil land overlooking the Pacific Ocean virtually untouched for now and without an immediate plan to develop or preserve it. The decision late Wednesday by the California Coastal Commission to deny a proposal to build nearly 900 homes means the 401 acres in Orange County will remain covered with a patchwork of oil wells and coastal shrubs that shelter rare wildlife coveted by residents who yea... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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California panel to weigh use of coastal oil land 8.9.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Newport Beach, Calif. • Several hundred people packed a hearing on Wednesday about a hotly contested plan to build nearly 900 homes and a hotel on a stretch of Southern California coastline long used for oil drilling that now provides critical habitat for owls and other wildlife. Many of the homes would have sweeping ocean views and sell for more than $1 million, according to the developers. Opponents carrying signs with pictures of owls descended on a meeting room in upscale Newport Beach, wher...
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