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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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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