600 Wild Horses Targeted In RoundupThe Bureau of Land Management estimates there are 600 wild horses in a herd near Craig targeted for a roundup next month.
Group Claims BLM Is Trying To Wipe Out Wild Horse PopulationThere were two cases presented to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Monday, both involving the Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board and the management of wild horse populations in Wyoming.
BLM Committed To Healthy Wild Horses, Will Not EuthanizeThere are approximately 70,000 wild horses and burros on public lands in the West and there's been a controversy about how to deal with them.
BLM Considers Drilling Leases Near Rocky Mountain National ParkThe Bureau of Land Management is considering leasing nearly 28,000 acres of land for oil and gas drilling in the Granby area near the western entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park.
U.S. Takes Key Step To Implement Sage Grouse Conservation PlanFederal land managers have issued new guidelines that will help determine what restrictions are imposed on oil and gas drilling, livestock grazing and other activities in the West to protect the greater sage grouse.
Groups Challenge Federal Oil, Gas Leasing On Climate GroundsThe federal government needs to consider greenhouse emissions and the potential contribution to climate change before allowing oil and gas development on public land, two environmental groups asserted Thursday in a lawsuit over drilling in Western states.
Feds, Law Professors Say Judge Wrong To Block Fracking RulesA federal judge in Wyoming was wrong to block rules for hydraulic fracturing on federal land, a group of law professors and lawyers for the federal government said in new court documents.
Mountain Biker Booby Trap, Or Misunderstanding?A video that has gone viral appears to show a wire strung across a mountain bike trail, but now investigators say the video may not be what it appears.
Comment Sought On Northwest Colorado Energy Lease SaleFederal officials want public comment on proposed oil and gas lease sales in northwest Colorado next year.
Feds To Cancel Energy Leases In White River National ForestThe federal government on Friday said it will cancel 25 oil and gas leases in central Colorado's White River National Forest, reversing what it called faulty environmental reviews on the leases that were issued between 1995 and 2012.
US Finishes Plan To Protect Roan Plateau In Western ColoradoFederal land managers have taken another step toward protecting most of western Colorado's wild Roan Plateau from natural gas drilling, releasing a revised plan that puts many areas off-limits.
U.S. Says Colorado Has 40 Times More Natural Gas Than ThoughtWestern Colorado has 40 times more natural gas than previously thought, but an immediate boom is unlikely because of low gas prices, government and industry experts said Wednesday.