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Lawsuit Launched to Protect Rare Utah and Colorado Wildflowers from Oil Development

3 Jan

By the Center for Biological Diversity More Than 90 percent of Imperiled Beardtongues Threatened by Oil, Gas Projects SALT LAKE CITY (Dec 30, 2014)— Seven conservation groups filed a formal notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today for denying Endangered Species Act protection to two imperiled wildflowers in Utah and […]

Abusers, Colorado SB 12-088, and the Imperative of Production

15 Feb

ALL HANDS ON DECK! A new law proposed by conservative State senators in the Colorado State Congress seeks to preempt local regulation of oil & gas drilling and prevent local cities and communities from having ANY control over oil and gas activities within their boundaries. The bill–SB 12-088–comes on the heels of drilling moratorium in […]

Colorado’s Front Range is Under Fracking Siege

14 Jan

 . Unless you live in a cave (lucky you!), you’ve probably heard about the recent explosion in efforts to drill for the natural gas that lies deep beneath our feet. The entire oil & gas industry seems to be descending upon Colorado, exploring and drilling thousands of new wells. A number of reasons have been […]