BLM nixes 17 of 19 leases on Roan Plateau

DENVER I As part of a landmark settlement agreement announced in November, the Bureau of Land Management last week canceled 17 of the 19 leases on top of the Roan Plateau near Rifle.

Hickenlooper, Jewell agree on Roan Plateau oil and gas accord

RIFLE I Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell on Friday joined Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper to announce a landmark agreement that will help protect the Roan Plateau near Rifle while also encouraging natural gas development.

BLM to hold scoping meetings

RBC I The Bureau of Land Management is hosting two public open house meetings this week to help identify issues to be addressed in the Roan Plateau Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement.

“Buried by the Roan” book signing today

MEEKER I The fate of the Roan Plateau and the controversy over energy development are at the heart of “Buried by the Roan,” a mystery by Denver-based writer Mark Stevens. Stevens will be at Wendll’s Wondrous Things today for a book signing from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

BLM sale will include Roan

RBC — The Bureau of Land Management Colorado announced Tuesday that it will offer to lease for oil and gas development 46 parcels totaling approximately 73,552 acres at its quarterly oil and gas lease sale Aug. 14.

Senator Allard announces Anvil Points clean-up plan

RBC — U.S. Sen. Wayne Allard (R-Colo.) announced today that the U.S. Dept. of the Interior (DOI) Secretary Dirk Kempthorne has notified him that he will sign a contract in June of this year to begin cleaning up the Anvil Points research site. This action will allow the State of Colorado to begin receiving their […]