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Another state joins BLM lawsuit

A multi-state lawsuit against the U.S. Bureau of Land Management recently gained a new appendage: Utah. According to Oil and Gas 360, Governor Gary Herbert announced his state’s move to join Colorado, North Dakota and Wyoming in a suit challenging new Bureau’s new regulations on fracking federal lands, which he posited oversteps federal authority and undermines states’ power. “I believe ...

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Mesa County torn over disclosure laws

While states like Wyoming and Colorado have already adopted chemical disclosure laws for oil and gas companies, President Obama announced in March that a federal chemical disclosure law could be on the horizon. According to Western Slope Now, oil and gas proponents predict more heightened regulations, which they believe could hurt the state. “Any kinds of rules and regulations that ...

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