Tag Archives: energy exploration

Moffat County Gets Good and Bad News About Sage Grouse

sage_grouse-300The Moffat County Commissioners have gotten good and bad news regarding sage grouse over the last week or so. The good news came from the State Land Board. The board has been ordered to put 10% of the three million acres it owns into a trust for further protection. There were three separate parcels in Moffat County nominated for Continue reading

Energy Exploration Prohibited in White River National Forest

oil-and-gas-drilling-300The federal government is prohibiting energy exploration in most of the White River National Forest. A new document from the Forest Service limits exploration to less than one-tenth of the 2.2 million acre forest. The government says Continue reading

Gay Group Blasts Gay Lawmaker For Ballot Measure Support

polisA gay Republican organization is airing a radio ad attacking Democratic Representative Jared Polis for supporting possible ballot measures to limit fracking.  The ad from the Log Cabin Republicans contends that ballot measures limiting fracking could cost Colorado tens of thousands of jobs.  It notes that Polis is independently wealthy, and contends he is financing the ballot challenges to Continue reading