User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Land Management :: Drilling
Last updated: May 25 2018 07:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Navajo Nation, EPA question plan to open land near Great Sand Dunes for oil, gas drilling 25.5.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
A federal push to open some of Colorado's most pristine and delicate high country to oil and gas drilling -- land near two sacred Navajo mountains touching the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness --  faces growing opposition.
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Snowmass elected officials give their successors a pay raise 24.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Even with the pay bump, Snowmass elected officials still would earn less than their Aspen counterparts.
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More Grand Junction-area governments join Mesa County in banning firework sales 24.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
More Grand Junction-area governments are joining Mesa County and banning firework sales as a response to ongoing drought conditions.
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Two employees electrocuted during drilling operation near Ray Nixon Power Plant south of Fountain 10.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Two employees working on a drilling operation near the Ray Nixon Power Plant near Fountain hit an electrical line and were electrocuted on Thursday morning, according to Colorado Springs police.
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Former Anadarko employees say safety sacrificed for profits in run up to fatal home explosion in Firestone 9.5.2018 Denver Post: Business
Shareholders contend in the lawsuit that the largest driller in Colorado created a "ticking time bomb" in its Colorado operations by ignoring safety and environmental hazards.
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Trump proposes easing oil, gas leasing restrictions in West 3.5.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The Trump administration wants to ease restrictions on oil and gas leasing and other activities across a huge swath of the American West that were put in place to protect an imperiled bird.
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Flood risk redefinition delays Crestone’s plans to drill in 10-square-mile swath of Boulder County 28.4.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Plans by Denver-based Crestone Peak Resources to drill for oil and gas in Boulder County have been delayed yet again, this time by a change in the definition of what land is at risk for flooding.
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Colorado court kills Thornton buffer and pipeline rules that are meant to protect people as oil and gas industry expands 26.4.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A state judge has rejected Thornton's rules requiring 750-foot buffers and pipeline safety to protect residents from intensifying oil and gas activity inside its boundaries -- declaring these rules illegal because they conflict with more permissive state law.
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Trump administration plan to auction mineral rights near Great Sand Dunes National Park draws protests. But not from Hickenlooper. 7.4.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will not protest a Trump administration effort to allow oil and gas drilling on 18,000 acres near the Great Sand Dunes National Park, even though Democratic state lawmakers and environmentalists are challenging the plan.
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Colorado AG, oil and gas industry groups urge state Supreme Court to relax rule for protecting public health and the environment 4.4.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman on Tuesday weighed in with a 68-page formal argument urging the state Supreme Court to overturn a legal ruling requiring protection of people and the environment before allowing more oil and gas drilling.
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PHOTOS: Today in history — March 30 30.3.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
A selection of photos from around the world of events that happened on March 30.
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Nearly a third of Denver airport’s oil and gas wells are losing money, an audit says. Should they be plugged? 16.3.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
City auditor: "If we are going to be in the oil and gas business, we need to make sure it’s worth it."
Longmont’s Union Reservoir area slated for new oil and gas drilling 15.3.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
Cub Creek Energy is planning a new oil and gas project near Union Reservoir that could more than quadruple the number of active wells in the immediate vicinity of the popular recreation area on Longmont's eastern edge.
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Federal plan to auction mineral rights near Great Sands Dunes National Park opposed by environmentalists 10.3.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Environmentalists want to block the federal Bureau of Land Management's push to lease out the mineral rights of 11 parcels near the sand dunes for energy development. They say drilling on those parcels will disrupt fragile ecosystems, harm tourism and put wildlife species at risk.
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Zinke says Interior should be a partner with oil companies 7.3.2018 Denver Post: Business
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says his agency should be a partner with oil and gas companies that seek to drill on public land and that long regulatory reviews with an uncertain outcome are "un-American."
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Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast U.S. lands 20.2.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions left unfilled, rules considered burdensome to industry shelved, and a sweeping reorganization proposed for its 70,000 employees.
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Jefferson County is temporarily closing a few public spaces — including parts of trails and climbing routes — to protect several animal species 20.2.2018 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Nesting raptors and calving elk are a few of the animals protected by annual Jeffco Open Space closures that affect trails, climbing areas.
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Rock Canyon basketball embracing the bruising necessary to win program’s first state title 15.2.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The physicality and intensity set from the very beginning of Tuesday's practice is indicative of Rock Canyon's willingness to embrace the bruising necessary to win the program's first state title following a promising Final Four run in 2017.
California’s hostility to offshore drilling is rooted in past spills 13.2.2018 High Country News Most Recent
A massive 1960s spill has Californians on edge about Trump’s push for oil extraction.
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Interior Department to replace rule aimed at restricting methane emissions 13.2.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The Interior Department is replacing an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands.
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