Posts Tagged ‘Oil & Gas’

April 15th, 2013

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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

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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

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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

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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 »


May 2nd, 2012

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All North Fork Valley Oil & Gas Parcels to be Deferred by BLM

Most folks in the North Fork Valley are breathing a sigh of relief but only a temporary one.  Today, the Bureau of Land Management announced the deferral all parcels associated with the August 2012 oil and gas lease sale in…Click to view post »


May 1st, 2012

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North Fork Valley Delegation Travels to Washington, DC

A delegation of North Fork Valley business owners and residents traveled to Washington, DC this week to meet with senior staff at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Whitehouse’s Council on Environmental Quality to urge the withdrawal of…Click to view post »