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Dinosaur National Monument (credit: CBS)

Colorado Drilling Plan Has Safeguards For Dinosaur Monument

A new plan for oil and gas development on federal land in energy-rich northwestern Colorado includes stepped-up protections for areas near Dinosaur National Monument.

03/27/2015

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Feds Offer Tradeoff For Gas Drilling In Northwest Colorado

A new plan for oil and gas development in energy-rich northwestern Colorado would ease restrictions on what time of year drilling rigs can operate on federal land if well sites are consolidated to minimize disruptions to the environment.

03/27/2015

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Prescribed Burns Planned On Federal Land In San Luis Valley

Prescribed burns are planned on federal land at five locations in the San Luis Valley in southern Colorado this spring, but the dates haven’t been set.

03/25/2015

Smoke from the controlled burn (credit: John Mason)

BLM Conducts Controlled Burn Near Avalanche Creek

The Bureau of Land Management conducted a controlled burn in Pitkin County Tuesday afternoon.

03/17/2015

Artist Christo speaks at a press conference unveiling two original preparatory collages for 'Over The River' donated to the National Galley of Art's permanent collection by French environment artist Christo at the National Gallery of Art on November 8, 2011 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Riccardo S. Savi/Getty Images)

Over The River Opponents Lose State Court Appeal

The Colorado Court of Appeals has rejected an appeal from a group opposing the artist Christo’s plans to drape a stretch of the Arkansas River with fabric.

02/12/2015

An artist's rendition of what Christo's project "Over the River" will look like. (credit: CBS)

Judge Rules Against Opponents Of Christo’s Arkansas River Project

A judge Friday shot down a lawsuit intended to stop international artist Christo’s plans to hang 1,000 luminous silvery fabric panels over the Arkansas River between Canon City and Salida.

01/02/2015

Browns Canyon National Monument Measure Debated

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall asked for the public’s help Saturday to designate 16 square miles of federal land as a monument and wilderness in Browns Canyon.

12/06/2014

Bob Beauprez (credit: CBS)

Beauprez Pins State’s Success To Local Control, Hands-Off Government

Bob Beauprez believes he can mount a comeback. He thinks Colorado will, too — if he’s elected.

10/21/2014

Roan Plateau (credit: doi.gov)

Roan Natural Gas Lease Deal Back On Track

A possible settlement that would allow a portion of the top of the Roan Plateau to be drilled for natural gas has won the support of Garfield County commissioners.

10/11/2014

Roan Plateau (credit: doi.gov)

Roan Natural Gas Leases Back On Agenda

Two companies with oil and gas leases mired in lawsuits over the Roan Plateau are endorsing a tentative settlement of the case.

10/07/2014

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