Colorado News: Trump Administration proposes drill everywhere plan for Western Colorado

Colorado News: Trump Administration proposes drill everywhere plan for Western Colorado

DENVER, CO (STL.News) – Friday the Bureau of Land Management announced a plan allowing the gas drilling industry to dominate Colorado’s idyllic North Fork Valley with new oil and gas leasing.  The plan failed to adopt a community-supported proposal that was under consideration by the agency to protect the water supply, wildlife and scenery of the North Fork Valley.

Previously, the North Fork Valley community has fought back three previous attempts to lease public lands for drilling close to the towns of Crawford, Hotchkiss and Paonia while the agency worked to complete its land use plan. 

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