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China Mountain Wind Farm seeks public support with federal timeline

October 21, 2010

Timing may be everything in the case of the proposed China Mountain Wind Farm, but it also creates complications.

BLM greenlights Desolation Road gas wells in Wyoming

October 21, 2010

A plan for two exploratory wells near the environmentally sensitive Adobe Town southwest of Wamsutter is in compliance with federal regulation, according to the Wyoming Bureau of Land Management.

Potential Oil Boom in SE Wyo Raises Water Questions

October 21, 2010

In the rush to lock up oil drilling permits in southeast Wyoming, energy firms are finding creative ways to acquire massive amounts of water needed to stimulate the new wells into production.

Aspen seeks hydropower exemption

October 19, 2010

The city of Aspen took the next step toward its controversial Castle Creek hydropower project, announcing Monday that it has applied for permission for the project with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

Energy group sues over oil-gas lease backlog in Wyoming, Rocky Mountain region

October 19, 2010

The petroleum industry sued the federal government Monday to try to force action on a backlog of hundreds of unissued federal oil and gas leases in the Rocky Mountain region.

Feds schedule Wyoming uranium open houses

October 19, 2010

Federal officials will sponsor a series of open houses later this month to discuss a proposed in-situ uranium project in central Wyoming's Gas Hills area.

Wyoming tax policy, other factors drive slowdown in wind farm construction, industry says

October 19, 2010

Construction is complete on two new wind farms in Wyoming: Duke Energy's 200-megawatt Top of the World wind farm in Converse County, and Rocky Mountain Power's 111-megawatt Dunlap I wind farm in Carbon County.

House Democrats Speak Out Against Mountain Top Removal

October 17, 2010

Fifty House Democrats have joined together to support of new mining regulations that rein in mountain top removal mining.

The letter was sent to EPA administrator Lisa P. Jackson just days after the State of West Virginia ...

E.P.A. to Revoke Mining Permit

October 15, 2010

The Environmental Protection Agency said Friday that it was following through with its year-old plan to revoke a crucial permit for West Virginia's largest mountaintop removal mine, saying the operation would cause irreversible damage to the environment and wildlife.

BLM seeks input on controversial Fortification Creek CBM plan

October 12, 2010

Federal land managers are seeking public comment on a controversial plan to expand development of coal-bed methane gas in the environmentally sensitive Fortification Creek area, which is home to a prized elk herd.

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