Senator Heinrich’s HUNT Act will push for inaccessible public lands to be opened.
COMMUNITY AND ECONOMY
Votes on Colorado fracking bans and moratoriums still causing debate between industry and communities.
More oil and gas companies consider water recycling.
Profile of Secretary Sally Jewell notes her impressive background and the opportunities she has at Interior Department.
“The president will not hesitate,” says Jewell on monument designation.
Outdoor clothing company Patagonia backs Colorado campaigns against fracking, upsets local lawmakers.
Senator Baucus calls on a Commerce Department nominee to visit the Bakken.
Rocky Mountain region is the most active area for oil and gas drilling in the United States.
New analysis shows that 90% of all BLM lands are open for leasing, while only 10% are available to be managed for other uses; Montanans press for public information on oil and gas, but state officials say it’s “complicated.”