DOW asks for halt on some oil, gas leases

RBC (AP) — The Colorado Division of Wildlife is recommending that several proposed federal oil and gas leases be withdrawn or issued with conditions in an upcoming auction to protect greater sage grouse, lynx, native cutthroat trout and other wildlife.

Wildlife vs. Energy

Wildlife researchers turn attention to energy development in Piceance RBC — Energy experts say Colorado’s Piceance Basin is one of the largest natural gas reserves in North America.

Piceance Creek incidents set record numbers for 2007

RBC — The residents of Rio Blanco County are well aware of the impact the oil and gas industry has on our area. This impact is especially evident when driving the roads in and around the Piceance Creek Basin. The volume of incidents for 2007 dramatically increased over the 2006 figures.