OSHA this month issued an alert warning of the dangers of explosions and poisonous hydrogen sulfide during flowback operations.
Deadly fires and explosions occur too often in the oil and gas industry, according to some workplace safety proponents — a particular concern as drilling continues to encroach on populated areas.
BLM seeks public input on Little Mountain drilling proposal
— January 7, 2014
(BLM press release) — The Bureau of Land Management has announced it will work to involve the public by extending the comment deadline and holding a public …
BLM Pinedale hosts public meeting on Greater sage-grouse management
— June 13, 2013
(Press release) The Bureau of Land Management Pinedale Field Office, in coordination with the Pinedale Anticline Project Office, will host a public meeting on Thursday, June 27 …
Smart folks from both the industrial and conservation sides of the equation find themselves agreeing that there’s no more ground to give on degradation of the environment. Backers of the mitigation banking idea say industrial activity must be leveraged into active and quantifiable conservation and habitat improvement, or the hammer of the Endangered Species Act and other federal laws will indiscriminately put the pinch on all parties.