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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A Trump Oil Boom Could Transform This Rocky Mountain Landscape

Emails reveal administration officials want to shelve environmental policies to speed oil and gas development By: Zack Colman, E&E News July 13, 2018 Ten thousand feet up, it’s possible to see the whole North Fork Valley from Dan Stucker’s plane. As th...

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Colorado County and Conservation Groups Sue Trump Administration Again Over Southwest Colorado Oil and Gas Leases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 2, 2018 San Miguel County, Rocky Mountain Wild, the San Juan Citizens’ Alliance, and Conservation Colorado filed another lawsuit against the Trump administration’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) over the agency’s decision to ...

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Draft Environmental Assessment For Potential Oil Drilling Near Colorado Sand Dunes Doesn’t Say Much

Draft Environmental Assessment For Potential Oil Drilling Near Colorado Sand Dunes Doesn’t Say Much

By: Rae Ellen Bichell, KUNC April 10, 2018 The Bureau of Land Management plans to put up more than 20,000 acres of Colorado land for lease by oil and gas drilling companies. Much of that land sits near the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. The burea...

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2017 Maps of Oil & Gas Development

Every year, Rocky Mountain Wild creates high resolution maps showing the widespread impact of oil and gas development on Colorado and Wyoming. See where drilling is occurring and what lands have been leased by oil and gas companies for current and future devel...

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Environmentalists, San Miguel county sue to protect Gunnison sage grouse

Environmentalists, San Miguel county sue to protect Gunnison sage grouse

Lawsuit alleges lack of environmental studies invalidates lease sales By: Jim Mimiaga, The Durango Herald October 16, 2017 Three environmental groups, along with San Miguel County, have filed a lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management alleging improper ap...

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PRESS RELEASE: Colorado County and Conservation Groups Sue Trump Administration Over Southwest Colorado Oil and Gas Leases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 11, 2017 Media Contacts: Megan Mueller, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-7 04-9760 Hilary Cooper, San Miguel Co. Commissioner, 970-728-3844 Jimbo Buickerood, San Juan Citizens Alliance, 970-259-3583 Jessica Goad, Conservation Colorado, 7...

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The SabbMattical Chronicles – Volume 9

The SabbMattical Chronicles – Volume 9

And around we go… By: Matt Sandler, Rocky Mountain Wild June 22, 2017 I could have spent months exploring the canyons and forests of southern Utah. But, when you’re traveling with an almost 3 and 6 year old, knowing when to say when is a necessity. It ...

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17 Point Pledge for 2017

17 Point Pledge for 2017

By: Tehri Parker, Executive Director In 2017 we will work tirelessly to protect the biodiversity of the mountains, plains, and deserts that make up the Southern Rockies Eco-region. Understanding that our planet is on the verge of the sixth mass extinction we ...

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Press Release: Rocky Mountain Wild Reaches Milestone: Over 2 Million Acres of Habitat Removed from Oil and Gas Leases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/22/16 Contacts: Matt Sandler, Staff Attorney, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-579-5162 Alison Gallesky, GIT & IT Director, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-619-0509 Denver, Colorado – For the last 10 years, Rocky Mountain Wild has been wa...

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