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Bureau Of Land Management

The Eightmile Fire near Canon City (credit: CBS)

Wildfire Near Canon City 10 Percent Contained

A lightning-sparked wildfire near Canon City that has so far charred about 500 acres is 10 percent contained.

06/29/2014

Copter4 flew over the Eightmile Fire burning near Canon City (credit: CBS)

Wildfire Near Canon City Burns 500 Acres

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.

06/28/2014

Copter4 flew over the Eightmile Fire burning near Canon City (credit: CBS)

700-Acre Wildfire Near Canon City Grows

A wildfire sparked by lightning on Monday near Canon City has grown to about 700 acres, prompting requests for more firefighters.

06/27/2014

Gunnison sage grouse (credit: dwrcdc.nr.utah.gov)

Threatened Bird Leads Feds To Block Some Drilling In Colorado, Utah

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.

06/18/2014

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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

Ruth Welch (credit: BLM.gov)

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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