CSU to receive grant from Shell to study revegetation practices on oil shale leases

RBC — Colorado State University’s Warner College of Natural Resources announced today that it will receive $950,000 in the form of a research grant from Shell Oil Company to study revegetation practices on one of three research, development and demonstration leases on federal land in the Piceance Basin in northwestern Colorado.

BLM hosts open house

MEEKER — Although commercial oil shale development on federal lands is many years away, the Bureau of Land Management held an open house last Thursday to inform the public about the draft resource management plan amendments and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for oil shale and tar sands in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming.