Rocky Mountain Wild's interactive map shows dozens of Colorado oil and gas producers skirting financial assurance rules risking clean water and clean air.
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PRESS RELEASE: Irresponsible Operators: New interactive map shows inadequate financial assurance plans from dozens of oil and gas companies
Rocky Mountain Wild released Irresponsible Operators, a new statewide mapping project showing that dozens of Colorado's oil and gas producers are skirting new financial assurance laws that Governor Jared Polis once referred to as the strongest in the nation.
Lease Sale Results Show Need for Rulemaking
In late June, the Bureau of Land Management held its first oil and gas lease sales since early 2021. These sales incorporated several commonsense reforms. Rulemaking is needed to make these changes permanent.
Call On Your Senators To Stay Strong And Reform The Oil And Gas Program
We have joined our friends at The Wilderness Society in calling for federal leasing reform. Take action and send your letter to Senators Bennet and Hickenlooper.
Letter: Big Oil is to blame for high gas prices, not Biden
Today, we joined 20 other national and state-based conservation and advocacy groups to send a letter to President Biden urging his administration to continue to resist efforts by the oil lobby and its allies in Congress to needlessly lease more public lands fo...
Leading Conservation Groups Launch ‘The Coalition for Oil and Gas Reform,’ Urging Reform Before Oil and Gas Lease Sales Resume
Coalition pushes Interior Department to act quickly to implement the reforms outlined in its report For Immediate Release: February 14, 2022Contact: Abby Grehlinger, email@example.com (WASHINGTON, DC) — Today, leading national and western-based environment...
Federal District Court Judge Overturns Oil & Gas Lease Sales on Public Lands in Southwest Colorado
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 10, 2022 CONTACTS: Megan Mueller, Rocky Mountain Wild, 303-704-9760Hilary Cooper, San Miguel Co. Commissioner, 970-728-3844Jimbo Buickerood, San Juan Citizens Alliance, 970-259-3583 Federal District Court Judge Overturns Oil &...
Federal Judge Overturns Oil, Gas Lease Sales on 58,000 Acres of Public Lands in Colorado
A federal judge late Tuesday overturned the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s decision to lease 58,000 acres of public land in western Colorado for oil and gas extraction, agreeing with conservation groups that fracking and drilling will worsen air quality in...
Oil and Gas Rules Protect Wildlife Story Map
Interactive story map shows how oil & gas rules effective January 15, 2021 protect wildlife habitats.
2020 Maps of Oil and Gas Development
See where drilling is occurring and what lands have been leased in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. The high resolution maps are suitable to be printed as posters.