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Federal Judge Stops 35,000-Acre Fracking Plan in Western Colorado

DENVER― A U.S. District Court judge today vacated a federal plan that allowed fracking across 35,000 acres of Colorado’s Western Slope. The North Fork Mancos Master Development Plan would have allowed 35 new fracking wells in the North Fork Valley and Thompson Divide...

Dr. Brian Henning joins WELC board of directors

The Western Environmental Law Center, a nonprofit public-interest environmental law firm, is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Brian Henning to its board of directors. Dr. Brian G. Henning is professor of philosophy and of environmental studies at Gonzaga...

Biden administration to restart oil, gas leasing on public lands

The Bureau of Land Management announced today it will resume oil and gas leasing on public lands, violating Biden’s campaign promise to end new oil and gas leasing and locking in new extraction that thwarts his pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Despite its...

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