Bureau Of Land Management
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.
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.
State and federal firefighting bosses are briefing Gov. John Hickenlooper on the outlook for the 2014 wildfire season in Colorado.
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.
U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is visiting Colorado to learn about efforts by ranchers to help conserve sage grouse.
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.
Governors from several Western states told federal officials on Thursday they are prepared to take on more responsibility for fighting wildfires.
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.