Tight timetable on federal oil and gas lease sales is scrambling protests

By: Mark Jaffe, The Journal July 30, 2018 6:19 PM Oil and gas leasing on federal lands is revving up in Colorado and across the West, with shorter time frames for comment and bigger lease sales as environmental groups rush to meet Monday’s deadline to get in...

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PRESS RELEASE: Developers attempt another end run around public on Village at Wolf Creek

PRESS RELEASE: Developers attempt another end run around public on Village at Wolf Creek

The developers of the controversial Village at Wolf Creek recently demanded the Forest Service simply ignore recent court decisions and instead approve road construction to begin the proposed real estate development. In a January 12, 2018 letter to the Forest ...

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Forest Service Declines to Appeal Wolf Creek Decision

By: Erika Brown, Pagosa Daily Post May 14, 2018 The United States Forest Service and Fish and Wildlife Service has declined to appeal an Order issued last May by Senior Judge Richard P. Matsch setting aside decisions approving a land exchange that would provid...

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RMW’s wildlife win for Gunnison sage-grouse in Court

RMW’s wildlife win for Gunnison sage-grouse in Court

By: Chris Talbot-Heindl, Rocky Mountain Wild May 3, 2018 Yesterday we had a great wildlife win for Gunnison sage-grouse in Court! Last October, Rocky Mountain Wild (RMW), San Miguel County, San Juan Citizens Alliance, and Conservation Colorado brought a lawsui...

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PRESS RELEASE: Colorado Judge Rules Against Piñon Ridge Uranium Mill License

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 18, 2018 Contacts: Travis Stills, Energy & Conservation Law, stills@frontier.net, 970-375-9271 Lexi Tuddenham, Sheep Mountain Alliance, lexi@sheepmountainalliance.org, 617-285-4715 Matt Sandler, Rocky Mountain Wild, matt@roc...

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State wildlife officials warn Crestone on drilling impacts to numerous species

Colorado Parks and Wildlife wants construction done on timeline that protects nesting seasons, habitat By: Amelia Arvesen, Boulder Daily Camera January 21, 2018 Should Crestone Peak Resources be allowed to develop minerals under eastern Boulder County, burrowi...

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U.S. rejects federal protection for white-tailed prairie dogs

By: Laura Zuckerman, Reuters December 5, 2017 PINEDALE, Wyo. (Reuters) – The white-tailed prairie dog will not be declared an endangered or threatened species after the U.S. government deemed on Tuesday there was no danger despite declines in its populat...

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PRESS RELEASE: Trump Administration denies white-tailed prairie dog Endangered Species Act protection

PRESS RELEASE: Trump Administration denies white-tailed prairie dog Endangered Species Act protection

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 6, 2017 Media Contacts: Matt Sandler, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-579-5162, matt@rockymountainwild.org Megan Mueller, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-704-9760, megan@rockymountainwild.org DENVER, CO— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (...

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Village at Wolf Creek appeal denied

Alamosa Valley Courier Monday, September 2017 On September 14, a federal court again rejected pleas by the Leavell-McCombs Joint Venture and the Forest Service to allow the controversial Village at Wolf Creek to go forward. The Village at Wolf Creek is a propo...

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Federal court blocks Wolf Creek land exchange, again

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