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BLM backs away from Colorado geothermal

Federal officials are withdrawing their first-ever proposed lease for geothermal development in Colorado so they can do more environmental analysis. The delay announced by the Bureau of Land Management Thursday is the third on the 799-acre parcel near Buena Vista and Mt. Princeton Hot Springs in western Colorado. The...

4 years 3 months ago

Interior chief announces oil, gas leasing reforms

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is announcing changes he says will bring more scrutiny and greater public participation in the way oil and gas leases are handled on public lands. Salazar says the changes should ensure stricter environmental standards in oil and gas leasing while bringing more certainty for energy companies...

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