Feds To Cancel Energy Leases In White River National ForestThe federal government on Friday said it will cancel 25 oil and gas leases in central Colorado's White River National Forest, reversing what it called faulty environmental reviews on the leases that were issued between 1995 and 2012.
Sen. Bennet Seeks Limit On Energy ExplorationSen. Michael Bennet's office on Tuesday said the Democrat will reintroduce a bill to limit energy exploration in an area south of Glenwood Springs.
Federal Government Limits Drilling In White River National ForestThe federal government is making more than 90 percent of the 2.2-million-acre White River National Forest off-limits to future energy exploration.
Coloradans Tell Feds Not To Change Oil, Gas LeasesHundreds 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.
Meeting To Be Held On Thompson Divide DrillingA public meeting is being held to discuss concerns over proposed oil and gas drilling around the Thompson Divide near Carbondale.
Coalition Proposes Gas Lease ReimbursementsA western Colorado coalition is proposing a settlement to reimburse companies who own natural gas leases in the Thompson Divide area in exchange for protection from any further energy development there.
Drilling Dispute Near Carbondale Heats UpA conservation group worried about gas drilling in the Thompson Divide area is picking up efforts to see a member of Congress try to slow natural gas companies from using federal leases to start drilling.