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Two wild horses walk through a field July 7, 2005 in Eureka, Nevada. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New BLM Rules Restrict Sales Of Wild Horses

Sales of wild horses and burros will be restricted under new rules announced Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management after an investigation into the sale of more than 1,700 horses to a Colorado livestock hauler who supports the horse meat industry.

01/04/2013

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BLM Posts Decision On West Elk Mine Expansion

The Bureau of Land Management has posted its decision allowing Arch Coal Inc.’s West Elk coal mine in Somerset to expand operations.

12/29/2012

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Noxious Weed Blamed For 19 Horse Deaths At Training Facility

A noxious weed is being blamed for killing 19 horses at the Wild Horse Inmate Program facility.

12/15/2012

A wild horse on the Western Slope (credit: CBS)

Ken Salazar: Wild Horse Sales To Be Scrutinized

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is restricting the number of wild horses people can buy from the federal government and promises to prosecute those who sell mustangs for slaughter.

12/11/2012

U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar at the event near Colorado Springs (credit: CBS)

Ken Salazar Apologizes After Threatening To Punch Reporter

He threatened to punch a reporter and now U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says he regrets it.

11/14/2012

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Colorado Woman Must Pay Restitution For 2011 Wildfire

A Colorado woman who pleaded guilty to starting a wildfire on public land last year has been ordered to pay almost $15,000 in restitution.

11/03/2012

The Colorado River (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Colorado, Other Western Communities Boiling Over Water Quality

Communities across the West are demanding limits on oil shale drilling along the Colorado River over concerns the thirst for oil could lead to polluted water supplies for millions of people.

10/29/2012

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Petroleum Companies Challenge Federal Leasing

Oil and gas companies are asking federal judges to force the U.S. Department of Interior to move more quickly on issuing oil and gas leases.

09/18/2012

Pipeline Project In Utah, Colorado Approved

A proposal to build a natural gas liquids pipeline from eastern Utah to western Colorado has won federal approval.

09/14/2012

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BLM OKs 2 More Colorado Oil Shale Research Leases

A baking soda company and an energy industry giant are the latest companies that have received approval to research how to economically extract oil from oil shale on federal land.

08/31/2012

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