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November 4, 2015 by

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Upcoming BLM waste rule is good for business, good for New Mexico

A recent opinion in this newspaper about the problem of natural gas waste bore a greater resemblance to the oil and gas lobby’s talking points than to the serious look […]

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November 4, 2015 by

Let’s not let a lone Congressman ruin America’s best parks program

A recent editorial in the Wall Street Journal unfortunately missed the mark when it comes to the national importance of the Land and Water Conservation Fund, instead referring to it […]

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November 3, 2015 by

Westerners want a balanced approach to energy development, but industry polls are imbalanced

Industry lobbyists are touting a new poll that obscures the reality of Westerners’ attitudes about energy development.  What they miss is that while many Americans, including folks in the West, […]

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October 30, 2015 by

Sage Grouse Agreement Sets the Standard for 21st Century Conservation

Compromise and cooperation aren’t words you hear often in Washington these days, but you’re hearing them more and more out West where a landmark agreement to protect the Greater sage-grouse […]

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October 26, 2015 by

While Debt Ceiling Looms, Lawmakers Brainstorm Other Ways to Bankrupt States

This afternoon, Utah Congressman Rob Bishop’s Congressional “Federal Land Action Group” (FLAG), is holding a forum to discuss options for transferring federal lands back to state control. What the group won’t address, however, is that the […]

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October 21, 2015 by

Diverse stakeholders express continued support for BLM in ending natural gas waste

Momentum for limits to natural gas waste has been building. Westerners ranging from sportsmen, to oil and gas global industry heads, to retired land managers and tribal tribal leaders, have […]

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October 13, 2015 by

Western Energy Alliance, Is This Good for Business? It’s Time to End Natural Gas Waste

It’s time to stop the waste that comes from venting and flaring natural gas on public lands. Western stakeholders are calling for it; western budgets need it; and some oil and gas companies are already doing it themselves.

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October 7, 2015 by

New EPA Numbers Highlight Ongoing Costs of Natural Gas Waste

Data released yesterday by the EPA indicate that state regulations are working to decrease methane emissions from oil and gas production, but federal taxpayers will continue to lose out until […]

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October 5, 2015 by

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Join the call for balance TODAY at public meeting in Salt Lake City, UT

On Tuesday, October 6th, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is hosting its third and final public meeting on the Moab master leasing plan in Salt Lake City, Utah. If you’re in the […]

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October 4, 2015 by

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Tallying up the winners and losers, a week after the sage grouse decision

Now that the dust has settled from the sage-grouse announcement, it time to take stock of who won and who lost following the Department of the Interior’s announcement that it […]

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