The BLM deferred the September lease-sale of a oil and gas development parcel near Great Sand Dunes National Park to allow time to discuss plans with the Navajo Nation, which owns land adjacent to the parcel. (Jason Blevins, The Colorado Sun)

Trump’s “energy dominance” agenda arrives in Colorado with BLM’s plan to sell oil and gas leases across record-sized swath of Colorado

BLM to auction to auction 223 parcels totaling more than 224,000 acres in 11 Colorado counties at December lease-sale.

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

Opponents of Colorado’s new oil and gas regulation law won’t try to repeal it — at least not this year

Opponents had planned to ask voters in November 2019 to repeal and replace the law, but last week the Colorado secretary of state's office rejected four versions of their proposed ballot initiative

Voters, for the first time, could get final say in the war over wolves in Colorado

Western Slope is keystone to connect wolf population from the Arctic to Mexico, advocates say, but ranchers, hunters expected to fight back

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado jails can’t hold people accused of low-level crimes in lieu of bail anymore. And that means current inmates could be released.

At least one Colorado county jail believes they have inmates who could have to be released under the new law