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March 25, 2016 by

BLM Solicits Public Input at 2.0 Planning Hearing in Denver, Colorado

Today, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) held a public meeting in Denver, Colorado to solicit questions and feedback on BLM’s Planning 2.0 process. This initiative aims to modernize BLM’s […]

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March 17, 2016 by

Standing Up Against Natural Gas Waste in New Mexico: A Win-Win

When NASA released satellite images examining methane emissions, it showed a 2,500-mile methane hotspot over the Four Corners region of New Mexico. A major culprit for this hotspot: the venting, flaring and leaking of natural gas.

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March 16, 2016 by

Millions in royalties are wasted each year, funds which could go towards New Mexico’s state budget

Today, Western Values Project released a report detailing the lost royalties from the wasteful practices of natural gas flaring (burning off of gas) and venting (deliberately releasing gas into the […]

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March 11, 2016 by

Westerners standing up against venting and flaring

Westerners are coming together to say that it’s time that oil and gas companies stop wasting our natural resources and give taxpayers their fair share of revenue from public lands.

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March 9, 2016 by

Koch brothers ask for taxpayer-funded bailout for failing coal mine

This week, the Bureau of Land Management rejected a request for a royalty rate reduction to the tune of $14 million for a now-defunct western Colorado coal mine owned by […]

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March 7, 2016 by

In hearings throughout the West, BLM hears clear message: it’s time to stop natural gas waste on public lands

Last week, the Bureau of Land Management held its final hearings on the proposed rule to curtail methane waste. This rule would limit venting, flaring, and leaks of methane (the […]

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February 24, 2016 by

In Rep. Bishop’s Hearing Today, You Can Expect Some Serious Grousing

Today, Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) is holding a hearing of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, entitled “The President’s Imposition of New Environmental Mitigation Regulations.”  The hearing […]

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February 19, 2016 by

In Big Oil’s Backyard, Opposition to New BLM Rule to Curb Natural Gas Waste is Surprisingly Weak

Yesterday, the Bureau of Land Management held the second of four listening sessions in Oklahoma City on its recently announced draft rule to curb natural gas waste by limiting venting, […]

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February 17, 2016 by

Stakeholders Support BLM Waste Rule in Farmington, New Video

Yesterday’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) listening session in Farmington, New Mexico on the proposed rule to curb natural gas waste was quite heated, with huge representation from both sides—those […]

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February 16, 2016 by

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Ahead of Farmington BLM Listening Session, Remember these Facts

Today, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is hosting their first listening session on their new proposed rule to limit venting, flaring, and leaking of natural gas from oil and […]

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