Western Energy Alliance

Environment & Public Lands
7:30 am
Thu April 3, 2014

Questions Arise About the Role of Methane in Uintah Basin Air Quality

The Utah Division of Air Quality's monitoring station in Vernal, Utah
Dan Bammes

 The Utah Division of Air Quality has just released the third in a series of studies on the winter ozone problem in the Uintah Basin.

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Environment & Public Lands
2:34 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Withdrawal of Lands from BLM Lease Sale Spurs Critics

Bureau of Land Management map indicating parcels withdrawn from the November 19th lease sale in blue. Parcels remaining in the sale are outlined in purple.
Bureau of Land Management / Congressman Rob Bishop

  The decision to withdraw almost 100-thousand acres of public land from tomorrow’s auction of oil and gas drilling leases is being criticized by industry groups and members of Utah’s Congressional delegation as caving in to pressure from environmental groups. 

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