User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Land Management :: Drilling
Last updated: May 27 2020 09:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bureau of Land Management leaders have lost their way 26.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
A former state director argues narrow interests have dominated the agency’s direction.
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Ailing oil companies get a pass on royalties 21.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
According to documents obtained by High Country News, the BLM bypassed normal processes to provide pandemic relief.
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The threat below Mount St. Helens 1.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Forty years after the mountain’s eruption, officials struggle to balance research and risk.
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BLM releases plan opening public lands in western Colorado to drilling, and not everyone is happy with it 18.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Critics of a plan that makes tracts of public lands in western Colorado available to oil and gas drilling say the final insult is its release in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic when people are dealing with health and economic concerns.
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Guest Commentary: Sen. Gardner has two faces when it comes to protecting Colorado’s ecology and environment 16.3.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
The reality is that over his tenure, Gardner has largely contradicted his claims to be Colorado’s conservationist. His record shows he has consistently opposed public lands and failed to safeguard our clean air and water.
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American Petroleum Institute analysis says Sanders’ fracking bans would devastate Colorado economy 6.3.2020 Denver Post: Business
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has called for an immediate ban on fracking and the end of drilling on federal lands as a way to combat global climate change, a message that resonated in Colorado, where he won Tuesday's Democratic presidential primary.
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Thirsty crops and vulnerable families vie for California’s precious water 4.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Farmers are pumping until residential wells run dry in the Central Valley.
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Trump’s gas wells in Wyoming would block pronghorn migration 25.2.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The 170-mile route has been traveled for 6,000 years. Conservation groups are trying to prevent 3,500 new wells from severing it.
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Oil from federal lands tops 1B barrels as Trump eases rules 11.2.2020 Denver Post: Business
Oil production from U.S.- managed lands and waters topped a record 1 billion barrels last year, federal officials said Tuesday, as technological advances helped drive development in new areas and the Trump administration eases rules on the industry.
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Interior finalizes plans to welcome industry into Utah monuments 7.2.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The plans for Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante provide ‘certainty’ to business owners and communities, officials said.
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Trump administration finalizes plans to allow mining, drilling in 2 Utah national monuments 6.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The U.S. government implemented final management plans Thursday for two national monuments in Utah that President Donald Trump downsized. The plans ensure lands previously off-limits to energy development will be open to mining and drilling despite pending lawsuits by conservation, tribal and paleontology groups challenging the constitutionality of the president's action.
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There’s a new boom in the Permian Basin — wastewater 5.2.2020 High Country News Most Recent
As freshwater supplies shrink, interest in recycling water leftover from fracking is growing. Others aren’t so sure.
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Guest Commentary: How Cory Gardner’s vote doomed the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling 1.2.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
This is a grubby land grab with just about as much sordidness of the Teapot Dome affair.
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Federal agency to review mining company’s proposed drilling that opponents say could harm Glenwood’s iconic hot springs 16.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Bureau of Land Management plans to review test drilling proposed by a mining company near Glenwood Springs' hot springs.
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Seven injured in fire at drilling facility near Erie Monday 10.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A fire at a drilling facility near Erie injured seven workers Monday.
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Fire at drilling facility north of Erie sends 7 to hospital 10.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Seven workers from a drilling facility north of Erie were taken a hospital following a fire late Monday night.
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Colorado homes near oil wells face lower values, new study finds 8.12.2019 Denver Post: Business
Colorado's most active oil and gas drilling is happening near land that is also hosting some of the fastest housing construction in the state.
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Broomfield approves second six-month oil and gas drilling moratorium 5.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Broomfield City Council voted unanimously to extend an oil and gas moratorium while it continues to gather feedback from the community in drafting local oil and gas and land use regulations.
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Colorado taxpayers losing out on hundreds of millions of dollars from federal oil, gas leases, says report by advocacy group 27.11.2019 Denver Post: Business
A new report by a national advocacy organization says Colorado has lost out on more than a half billion dollars in revenue during the last decade that could have gone to state and local projects, all because the federal mineral royalty rate is too low.
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Editorial: Limestone quarry expansion near Glenwood Springs is far too risky 15.11.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
We understand there is a balancing act between developing our natural resources and protecting them. The proposal to expand a limestone operation near Glenwood Springs, however, strikes no such balance.
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