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Feds Aren’t Inspecting 4 In 10 Higher-Risk Wells

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.

06/16/2014

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Ruth Welch Hired As BLM’s Colorado Director

The Bureau of Land Management’s acting state director for Colorado is being hired as the new permanent director.

05/19/2014

John Hickenlooper at Monday's news conference (credit: CBS)

Wildfire Experts Predict Average Year For Colorado

Wildfire experts predict an average year for fires in Colorado in 2014, welcome news after two consecutive seasons that were worse than average, Gov. John Hickenlooper said Monday.

05/12/2014

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Firefighters To Outline 2014 Fire Season Outlook

State and federal firefighting bosses are briefing Gov. John Hickenlooper on the outlook for the 2014 wildfire season in Colorado.

05/12/2014

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Coloradans Tell Feds Not To Change Oil, Gas Leases

Hundreds of natural gas workers, contractors and their supporters say the Bureau of Land Management should not change dozens of energy leases it is reviewing, The Daily Sentinel reported Friday.

05/02/2014

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Interior Secretary Jewell Tours Northwestern Colorado Ranch

U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is visiting Colorado to learn about efforts by ranchers to help conserve sage grouse.

01/21/2014

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2 Brothers Get Prison Time In Denver Bar Killings

Two brothers are headed to prison for their role in the killings of five people at a Denver bar that authorities say was then set on fire in an attempted cover-up.

01/10/2014

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Hickenlooper, Other Governors Prepared To Do More To Fight Wildfires

Governors from several Western states told federal officials on Thursday they are prepared to take on more responsibility for fighting wildfires.

12/12/2013

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Arson Investigated At Colorado Office Of BLM

An investigation was underway by federal and other authorities after someone smashed computers and other equipment and set fire to the federal Bureau of Land Management office in Gunnison.

12/05/2013

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BLM Office In Gunnison Set On Fire

Investigators say a fire at a Bureau of Land Management office is suspicious.

12/04/2013

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