Posts Tagged ‘Oil & Gas’

March 13th, 2015

North Fork Mentioned in National Geographic Story on Gas Development Leasing

Crowd at February BLM Bull Mountain drilling plan EIS hearing in Paonia North Fork Mentioned in National Geographic Story on Gas Development Leasing A new report released today by the Western Values Project details the oil and gas industry’s most…Click to view post »

February 11th, 2015

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BLM Bull Mountain Gas Development EIS Meeting Draws Large Paonia Crowd

  BLM Bull Mountain Gas Development EIS Meeting Draws Large Crowd By Thomas Wills The public meeting to present and answer questions about the recently released Bull Mountain Unit gas development Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) drew a standing room crowd…Click to view post »

April 15th, 2013


Names Disclosed on North Fork Gas Lease Nominations

On February 13 Judge Richard Matsch ruled, in response to a FOIA lawsuit filed by Citizens for a Healthy Community, in conjunction with the Western Environmental Law Center, that the BLM can no longer withhold the names of those entities…Click to view post »

April 11th, 2013


Judge Denies 11th Hour Attempt by Energy Industry Trade Group to Stop BLM from Releasing Names

Monday, April 15th Marks the Deadline for the BLM to Release Identity of who Nominated North Fork Valley Public Lands for Drilling and Fracking Leases DENVER – U.S. District Court Senior Judge Richard P. Matsch denied an 11th hour attempt…Click to view post »

December 27th, 2012

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BLM Deadline Passes – The Valley Waits to See Results of Protests

The December 17 BLM protest period deadline passed with hundreds, if not thousands of protest letters being mailed or faxed to the BLM’s Colorado director, Helen Hankins, in Denver. Local activist Pete Kolbenschlag reported on the 17th that an additional…Click to view post »

December 16th, 2012


Judge Rejects GEC/SG Interests Settlement With Department of Justice

In a ruling dated December 12, 2012 Denver Federal Judge Richard Matsch issued a ruling denying a motion to finalize the proposed settlement between the Department of Justice (DOJ) and co-defendants Gunnison Energy Corporation (GEC) and SG Interests (SGI). The…Click to view post »

December 10th, 2012


Ready For The Fracking Study?

January 12th, 10:00–Noon Bill Heddles Recreation Center, Delta The International Energy Agency has predicted that the United States will pass Saudi Arabia as the world’s biggest oil producer by the end of the decade – due to a process called…Click to view post »

November 30th, 2012

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Concerned Residents Ask Court To Immediately Release Names of Corporations Seeking To Frack

… On Public Lands Near Their Homes, Farms & Schools Without this information, residents are denied the opportunity to fully participate in the public protest period that closes December 17. DENVER, CO – With just over 2 weeks remaining for…Click to view post »

August 30th, 2012

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Gunnison County Commissioners Pass Stronger Oil & Gas Regulations

Citizens for a Healthy Community released the following report: After dozens of meetings and hearings and two years of hard work, the Gunnison County Board of Commissioners voted this week to unanimously approve stronger oil and gas regulations. While the…Click to view post »

June 26th, 2012

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Citizens for a Healthy Community Files FOIA Lawsuit

A lawsuit to Remove Secrecy from Oil and Gas Leasing, Release Names of Nominating Parties for August 2012 BLM Lease Sale Parcels Today, Citizens for a Healthy Community and the Western Environmental Law Center (WELC) filed a lawsuit in U.S.…Click to view post »