oil and gas

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A Bureau of Land Management rule intended to reduce the waste of methane continues to spark confusion and controversy.

Austin Cope

A proposed oil and gas lease sale near the Utah-Colorado border is raising concerns because of its proximity to Hovenweep National Monument.

Colorado Senate GOP

A Colorado state senator maintains there may be too many state oil and gas inspectors, although he admits he was off in his initial guess at how many there are.

Tim Hurst

Supporters of oil and gas development are praising an order signed by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Thursday calling for expedited drilling on public lands.

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Environmentalists are cheering the U.S. Senate’s decision Wednesday not to rescind an Obama-administration rule requiring less waste of the potent greenhouse gas methane.