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2008-07-11 09:00:00

By Matt Hildner, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Jul. 11--ALAMOSA -- A San Luis Valley citizens' group sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Thursday, claiming the agency failed to divulge public records related to a proposed oil and gas project on the Baca National Wildlife Refuge. The complaint, filed in U.S. District Court in Denver, calls for the court to require the defendant to provide all records responsive to a Dec. 11 request by the Citizens for San Luis Valley Water Protection...

2008-06-26 12:00:00

By Matt Hildner, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Jun. 26--SAGUACHE -- There are no drilling rigs in Saguache County, but should they ever dot the horizon, county officials are prepared. The commissioners held their first public hearing on oil and gas regulations Tuesday and will continue to take comments on the draft until July 8, when they're expected to finalize the rules. Recent activity, including a proposal to drill on the Baca National Wildlife Refuge and the leasing of oil and gas...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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