drilling

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

State of Wyoming proceeds with bid on massive parcel of land, much of which is in Colorado

Wyoming’s potential purchase of land and mineral rights in Utah and Colorado could raise as-yet unexplored legal questions

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

Trump’s fossil fuel agenda gets pushback from federal judges, including in Colorado

In Colorado, a judge sided with conservation groups and said the Trump administration's review of 171 proposed natural gas wells didn’t look closely enough at the cumulative effect of drilling on climate change

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado counties sue state over new air-quality regulations

Garfield and Mesa counties joined seven other counties in the lawsuit against the state Air Quality Control Commission, Air Pollution Control Division and Department of Public Health and Environment

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

Wyoming looks to buy millions of acres of mineral rights, including in Colorado and Utah

The 300-mile corridor Wyoming hopes to purchase includes 190,000 acres in Colorado and about three times that amount in northern Utah

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado announces $18.25 million fine against driller in fatal 2017 Firestone home explosion

The penalty was announced by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission at a news conference

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Federal judge cancels oil and gas leases on some sage grouse land

The birds that range across 11 Western states, including Colorado, have suffered sharp population declines in recent decades because of development, disease, drought and wildfires.

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

BLM withdraws western Colorado land from oil and gas lease sale

The withdrawn land is located in Mesa, Jackson, Moffat and Rio Blanco counties

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado regulators approve tougher oil and gas air rules, ending statewide disparity

The regulations would require more frequent inspections for leaks for facilities within 1,000 feet of homes, schools and other public facilities, officials said