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Marianne GoodlandMarianne GoodlandSeptember 8, 20188min408

Republican Sen. Cory Gardner of Yuma on Saturday updated members of the west slope advocacy group Club 20 efforts to make Grand Junction the next home of the federal Bureau of Land Management. He also spoke to Colorado Politics about the efforts to renew the Land and Water Conservation Fund (hopeful) and the status of the farm bill (close).


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Michelle NeuenschwanderMichelle NeuenschwanderJune 27, 20185min481

The Bureau of Land Management’s Methane Waste and Prevention Rule is the epitome of common sense. It requires oil and gas companies that maintain operations on tribal and federal public lands – land that is technically owned by the nation’s taxpayers – to use modern and cost-effective technologies to cut waste. This includes stopping leaks and ending the practice of burning off – commonly referred to as “flaring” – the natural gas.


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Jeff BriggsJeff BriggsJune 20, 20186min808

The Bureau of Land Management is scheduled to lease mineral rights for oil and gas exploration on 11 land parcels totaling 18,358 acres in Huerfano County come this fall. Four of the parcels border the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness Area and all 11 are within eight miles of the Great Sand Dunes National Park. Every one of those 18,358 acres makes up drainage for the upper Huerfano River Basin and are connected to the Arkansas River system.


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Scott TiptonScott TiptonFebruary 20, 20185min518

Over the past few years, one question I have often heard in the 3rd District is: why are the federal departments that have jurisdiction over most Western lands headquartered in Washington, D.C. rather than in Western states? Particularly, why is the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) headquartered in Washington, when 99 percent of the over 247.3 million acres of public land that the BLM manages is located in the West?