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A federal judge ruled Friday that a Bush-era auction of gas leases on the Roan Plateau failed to adequately address its environmental impacts or entertain alternative, less-intrusive drilling plans.
Four new conservation projects in Colorado will add to the more than 20,000 work opportunities for low-income youth on public lands this summer.
The Bureau of Land Management is deferring all parcels associated with the August oil and gas lease sale in the North Fork Valley.
Thirty years ago, Herb Bacon was working in the old U.S. Bank of Grand Junction when a man operating Exxon's local oil shale project walked into the lobby with his usual pep in his step. Little did either man know it then, but two days later--on what is now known as "Black Sunday"--Exxon pulled the plug.
Bald eagles go there to roost in the winter. The pastoral setting is home to one of the highest concentrations of organic farms in Colorado. It is one of just two designated wine regions in the state. But that may change soon. But that may change soon.
Drilling opponents in Colorado’s North Fork Valley have an ally in Sal Pace.
A coalition of conservation groups and a Native American tribe are backing the U.S. government in its battle to block new uranium mining in...
BOULDER — Pursuing oil shale production in the face of increasing water demands and climate change concerns is ill-advised, a new report from an environmental group here warns.
Chevron is giving up its experimental oil shale lease in Western Colorado. The company is one of only three companies holding a federal lease to research oil shale development in Colorado but officials say they would rather pursue other projects.
Scores of residents in Colorado's North Fork Valley aren't nearly as keen about oil and gas drilling as the wide-eyed Democrats and Republicans who talk about tapping America's energy reserves.