Bureau Of Land Management
The Alkali Fire in northwestern Colorado grew to 20,000 acres overnight amid 90-degree heat and erratic winds.
A proposed fee on oil and gas wells on federal land would allow the Bureau of Land Management to hire more than 60 inspectors, the agency said Thursday.
Firefighters feel confident about the progress they’re making containing a fire on about 500 rugged acres near Canon City.
A lightning-sparked wildfire near Canon City that has so far charred about 524 acres is now 25 percent contained.
A lightning-sparked wildfire near Canon City that has so far charred about 500 acres is 10 percent contained.
A wildfire sparked by lightning on Monday near Canon City has charred about 500 acres, prompting a pre-evacuation notice and requests for more firefighters.
A wildfire sparked by lightning on Monday near Canon City has grown to about 700 acres, prompting requests for more firefighters.
The federal government this week declared more than 400,000 acres in southwestern Colorado and eastern Utah off-limits to energy exploration or any other kind of development to protect the Gunnison sage grouse.
Four in 10 new oil and gas wells near national forests and fragile watersheds or otherwise identified as higher pollution risks escape federal inspection, unchecked by an agency struggling to keep pace with America’s drilling boom.
The Bureau of Land Management’s acting state director for Colorado is being hired as the new permanent director.