Bureau Of Land Management
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.
The Bureau of Land Management has posted its decision allowing Arch Coal Inc.’s West Elk coal mine in Somerset to expand operations.
A noxious weed is being blamed for killing 19 horses at the Wild Horse Inmate Program facility.
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.
He threatened to punch a reporter and now U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says he regrets it.
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.
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.
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.
A proposal to build a natural gas liquids pipeline from eastern Utah to western Colorado has won federal approval.
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.