Uintah Basin http://kuer.org en Questions Arise About the Role of Methane in Uintah Basin Air Quality http://kuer.org/post/questions-arise-about-role-methane-uintah-basin-air-quality <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>The Utah Division of Air Quality has just released the <a href="http://www.deq.utah.gov/locations/uintahbasin/studies/2013study.htm">third in a series of studies </a>on the winter ozone problem in the Uintah Basin.</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 13:30:00 +0000 Dan Bammes 44306 at http://kuer.org Questions Arise About the Role of Methane in Uintah Basin Air Quality Bill Barrett Corporation Sells West Tavaputs Gas Field http://kuer.org/post/bill-barrett-corporation-sells-west-tavaputs-gas-field <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last week, the Bill Barrett Corporation sold its natural gas properties in the West </span>Tavaputs<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Plateau of eastern Utah for more than 300-million dollars.&nbsp; </span></p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 18:03:44 +0000 Dan Bammes 37431 at http://kuer.org Bill Barrett Corporation Sells West Tavaputs Gas Field Study Looks at Uintah Basin Ozone http://kuer.org/post/study-looks-uintah-basin-ozone <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>After a year of studying winter ozone air pollution in Utah’s Uintah Basin, a team of scientists has determined that oil and gas wells are causing most of the problem. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 23:46:03 +0000 Dan Bammes 25249 at http://kuer.org Study Looks at Uintah Basin Ozone BLM Approves Plan for Drilling Near Desolation Canyon http://kuer.org/post/blm-approves-plan-drilling-near-desolation-canyon <p>The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has <a href="http://www.blm.gov/ut/st/en/fo/vernal/planning/nepa_.html">approved a plan</a> proposed by Gasco to drill 1,300 new oil and gas wells in eastern Utah over the next 15 years. &nbsp;Some of the wells will be drilled in the Desolation Canyon area near the Green River. &nbsp;That has environmental groups <a href="http://www.suwa.org/2012/06/18/environmental-leaders-condemn-interior%E2%80%99s-approval-of-new-drilling-wells-in-desolation-canyon-region-they-warn-of-disaster/">warning of what they call a &quot;disaster.&quot;</a></p> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 22:47:25 +0000 Dan Bammes 13642 at http://kuer.org BLM Approves Plan for Drilling Near Desolation Canyon