Interior Will Send $18 Million From Roan Drilling To ColoradoThe U.S. Interior Department will send $18 million from oil and gas development from Colorado's Roan Plateau back to the state.
US Finishes Plan To Protect Roan Plateau In Western ColoradoFederal land managers have taken another step toward protecting most of western Colorado's wild Roan Plateau from natural gas drilling, releasing a revised plan that puts many areas off-limits.
U.S. Unveils Plan To Limit Drilling On Colorado's Roan PlateauFederal land managers have released a tentative plan to protect most of the wild but energy-rich Roan Plateau in western Colorado.
Democrats Join Tipton In Pushing Roan SettlementLeading Colorado Democrats are joining with Republican Congressman Scott Tipton in asking the Interior Department to finalize a proposed settlement over drilling on the Roan Plateau.
Roan Natural Gas Lease Deal Back On TrackA 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.
Roan Natural Gas Leases Back On AgendaTwo companies with oil and gas leases mired in lawsuits over the Roan Plateau are endorsing a tentative settlement of the case.
Sides Weigh In On Drilling Options On Roan PlateauEnvironmentalists 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.
Door Closed On Oil Research Site Of Anvil PointsOver 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.
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.
Judge Reviewing BLM Roan Plateau DecisionA judge is considering whether the federal government followed environmental regulations when deciding to drill for natural gas on Colorado's Roan Plateau.
Judge To Hear Arguments In May On Roan PlateauA 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.
3 Colorado Wildflowers ProtectedTwo Colorado wildflowers found on the Western Slope are now protected under the Endangered Species Act.