DENVER POST 7-10-18 Feds back off push to open land

Jul 10, 2018
Feds back off push to open land near Sangre de Cristo Wilderness, Great Sand Dunes for oil and gas development

BLM officials agreed to a delay to honor a Navajo Nation request for consultation

 

Original Story here: https://www.denverpost.com/2018/07/10/sangre-de-cristo-wilderness-oli-gas/

  • RJ Sangosti, The Denver Post
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    Environmental groups are opposing proposed oil and gas drilling on parcels touching the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness Area, and as close as one mile from the boundary of the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve near Alamosa. Flight for aerial photos was provided by Eco Flight on June 13, 2018.

     

    Federal Bureau of Land Management officials on Tuesday delayed a push to open 18,316 acres in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains near the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve for oil and gas ..

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