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Federal Judge Denies Challenge to BLM Venting/Flaring Rule

A federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming on Monday denied a request by several oil/gas producing states for a preliminary injunction against the Obama administration's venting/flaring rule, which the states allege duplicates and negates state actions already cutting emissions.

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Oral Argument Inconclusive on Colorado Town's Fracking Ban

A state district court judge in Larimer County, CO, said Wednesday that he will make a decision in the next 30 days following oral arguments in a court case challenging a sixth Colorado city's attempt to hold a referendum on a moratorium on oil/natural gas drilling, including hydraulic fracturing, within city limits. Read More