Thompson Divide http://aspenpublicradio.org en Creek Through Contested Thompson Divide Gets Additional Protections http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/creek-through-contested-thompson-divide-gets-additional-protections <p></p><p>The Thompson Creek watershed that flows through the contested Thompson Divide area, received a special designation this week. On Tuesday, the state’s Water Quality Control Commission approved an “Outstanding Waters” designation for several branches of Thompson Creek, near Carbondale.</p><p></p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 23:13:56 +0000 Marci Krivonen 19939 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Creek Through Contested Thompson Divide Gets Additional Protections Pitkin County To BLM: Cancel Thompson Divide Leases http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/pitkin-county-blm-cancel-thompson-divide-leases <p></p><p>Pitkin County is reiterating its opposition to drilling in the Thompson Divide area through a letter to the Bureau of Land Management. The BLM is <a href="http://www.blm.gov/co/st/en/fo/crvfo/existing_leases_on.html">taking comments</a> on its review of <a href="http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/blm-seeks-comments-public-65-oil-gas-leases">65 oil and gas leases</a> that stretch over the White River National Forest. Twenty-five of those leases are in the Thompson Divide, southwest of Carbondale.</p> Wed, 14 May 2014 13:16:20 +0000 Marci Krivonen 18458 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Pitkin County To BLM: Cancel Thompson Divide Leases Oil, Gas Advocates: Leases Should Not Be Cancelled http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/oil-gas-advocates-leases-should-not-be-cancelled <p></p> Tue, 06 May 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 18067 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Oil, Gas Advocates: Leases Should Not Be Cancelled BLM Seeks Comments From Public On 65 Oil, Gas Leases http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/blm-seeks-comments-public-65-oil-gas-leases <p></p><p>The public is getting a chance this week to comment on what happens to existing oil and gas leases in Garfield, Pitkin and Mesa Counties. Sixty-five leases within the White River National Forest are up for review. Just eight of them hold active infrastructure, like gas wells. The Bureau of Land Management handles the leases and is soliciting feedback on what do with them.</p><p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:10:40 +0000 Marci Krivonen 17156 at http://aspenpublicradio.org BLM Seeks Comments From Public On 65 Oil, Gas Leases Coalition Heralds Garfield County; GarCo Denies Position http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/coalition-heralds-garfield-county-garco-denies-position <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp; &nbsp;The Thompson Divide Coalition announced yesterday that Garfield County is supporting proposed legislation to protect the Thompson Divide. Hours later, the County denied that description… and said Commissioners said no such thing.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Elise Thatcher 14476 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Coalition Heralds Garfield County; GarCo Denies Position