Bureau Of Land Management
As dry conditions set the stage for another difficult fire season, the Forest Service said Tuesday it will hire 500 fewer firefighters than last year because of automatic spending cuts imposed by Congress.
U.S. Sen. Mark Udall is asking for the public’s help in crafting legislation to create a national monument that would include 22,000 acres on both sides of the Arkansas River between Salida and Buena Vista in south-central Colorado.
A Grand Junction man says his family’s oil shale claims covering thousands of acres in northwest Colorado are valid.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management plans to auction gas and oil drilling leases in Garfield and Moffat counties this August.
Detectives with Mesa County are working on a new development in a missing persons case more than two decades old.
The Bureau of Land Management is considering whether to offer 11 parcels in Bent, Kiowa, Huerfano and Weld counties for oil and gas development.
Environmentalists and energy companies are offering different opinions as the Bureau of Land Management re-examines its plan for oil and gas development on the Roan Plateau.
Federal officials are looking at options for setting royalties for commercial oil shale development, including implementing sliding-scale royalties or giving the interior secretary authority to set a higher rate than a 12.5 percent minimum rate if it’s deemed appropriate.
Over the years, the former Anvil Points federal oil shale research site west of Rifle was busy enough at times that workers lived in 74 homes built by the government and three buses came by to take children to Rifle schools.
A public meeting is being held to discuss concerns over proposed oil and gas drilling around the Thompson Divide near Carbondale.