CBM News Archives 1999-2005

 

Court Orders Feds to Halt Wyoming Coalbed Methane Permit Program
In a stunning victory for Wyoming ranchers, a federal judge ruled that a Clean Water Act permit for coalbed methane operations in Wyoming is illegal. The unlawful permit allows CBM operators to dump millions of gallons of polluted water into the Powder River and its tributaries.......(1/7/2005)

New Economic Analysis: Natural Gas Drilling in Powder River Basin will Deplete Groundwater

New Economic Analysis:

Natural Gas Drillilng in Powder River Basin will Deplete Groundwater-at Public's Expense

June 30, 2004

New Economic Analysis: 

Natural Gas Drilling in Powder River Basin will Deplete Groundwater-at Public's Expense

June 29, 2004

Blue-Green Press Advisory on Wyoming O&G Training: 

Labor Leaders, Conservationists and Miners Share Concerns About Coalbed Methane Development Workers' Rights

January 7, 2005

Court Orders Feds To Halt Wyoming Coalbed Methane Permit Program

June 30, 2004

New Economic Analysis:
Natural Gas Drilling in Powder River Basin will Deplete Groundwater-at Public's Expense

June 29, 2004

Blue-Green Press Advisory on Wyoming O&G Training:
Labor Leaders, Conservationists and Miners Share Concerns About Coalbed Methane Devlopment Workers' Rights

March 10, 2004

Press Release: Confluence Study

July 2003

BLM Favors CBM Development Over Landowners Property Rights

May 1, 2003

Ranchers and Environmentalist File Suit

December 2002

Mother Jones also published "Drilling and Discontent," a companion piece focusing on Colorado and Montana, on its website:

July 31, 2002

CBM Development Daily Threat To State's Landowners

June 27, 2002

Wildcat Creek Water Woes Eased.

June 26, 2002

Irrigators Ask State To Limit Coalbed Salinity In Rivers.

April 6, 2000

Oil and Gas Board Agrees to Short-Term Methane Moratorium in Montana- No New Permits to be Issued Until Hearing on NPRC Lawsuit

March 28, 2000

Citizens Caught in Crossfire as High Oil Prices Spur Domestic Alternative Fuels Production

February 7, 2000

Brannaman Ranch

January 28, 2000

Powder River Basin Resource Council and Wyoming Outdoor Council Join Together to Protest 49 Oil and Gas Lease Parcels Offered for Sale by Wyoming Bureau of Land Management

August 29, 1999 (Editorial)

Coalbed Methane: Gas Boom, Environmental Bust