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Look West 11.17.15

Colorado’s proposed oil and gas rules aimed at giving local governments more control, draw an “avalanche of critics.”

Denver Business Journal | KUNC | Denver Post | Colorado Public Radio | KUNC

BLM postpones controversial Utah oil and gas lease sale, auction would have opened up ancient cultural sites to drilling.

Salt Lake Tribune

Cash-strapped coal companies abandon applications for federal leases containing nearly 2 billion tons in coal reserves.

Billings Gazette

Colorado coal county wary as Arch Coal prepares for possible bankruptcy.

Grand Junction Sentinel

Wyoming’s proposed updates to flaring regulations would change little.

Wyoming Public Radio | Wyoming Business Journal

Opinion: California desert lands deserve protection “to preserve [Native American] legacy and ongoing relationship with the land.”

Desert Sun

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