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Interior Dept.: High-risk oil, gas wells checks lack funding

posted on September 18, 2015 at 3:48 PM

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management lacks sufficient resources to inspect high-risk oil and gas wells on federal land as a drilling boom continues in Wyoming, Colorado and other states, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said Tuesday. Full Story

Rules aim to protect imperiled bird's habitat in 10 states

posted on May 29, 2015 at 4:25 PM

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell revealed plans Thursday to preserve habitat in 10 Western states for an imperiled ground-dwelling bird, the federal government's biggest land-planning effort to date for conservation of a single species. Full Story

Interior sets new drilling rules on public land

posted on May 4, 2012 at 3:36 PM

The Obama administration said Friday it will for the first time require companies drilling for oil and natural gas on public and Indian lands to publicly disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations. Full Story

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