Roan Plateau

Roan Plateau (credit: doi.gov)

Roan Natural Gas Lease Deal Back On Track

A possible settlement that would allow a portion of the top of the Roan Plateau to be drilled for natural gas has won the support of Garfield County commissioners.

10/11/2014

Roan Plateau (credit: doi.gov)

Roan Natural Gas Leases Back On Agenda

Two companies with oil and gas leases mired in lawsuits over the Roan Plateau are endorsing a tentative settlement of the case.

10/07/2014

Roan Plateau (credit: doi.gov)

Sides Weigh In On Drilling Options On Roan Plateau

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.

03/30/2013

Roan Plateau (credit: doi.gov)

Door Closed On Oil Research Site Of Anvil Points

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.

03/09/2013

A bear cub goes through the rehabilitation process. (credit: CBS4 File)

Good Question: Does Rehabbing Bears Work?

Colorado wildlife officials and a private wildlife foundation have been working together for years to rehabilitate orphaned bear cubs, and their projected success rate is pretty impressive.

05/22/2012

Roan Plateau (credit: doi.gov)

Judge Reviewing BLM Roan Plateau Decision

A judge is considering whether the federal government followed environmental regulations when deciding to drill for natural gas on Colorado’s Roan Plateau.

05/22/2012

Roan Plateau (credit: doi.gov)

Judge To Hear Arguments In May On Roan Plateau

A judge is set to hear oral arguments in May in a lawsuit challenging the federal government’s auctioning of leases for natural gas development on public land on the Roan Plateau.

01/06/2012

Parachute penstemon (credit: fws.gov)

3 Colorado Wildflowers Protected

Two Colorado wildflowers found on the Western Slope are now protected under the Endangered Species Act.

07/27/2011

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