Piceance Basin, 100 years of energy, but at what cost? February 10, 2012 Colorado

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100 years of energy, but at what cost? February 10, 2012 Colorado, Grand Junction Free Press

We do know that the Piceance Basin is home to elk and mule deer herds ... 
On Feb. 3, the BLM released its latest draft oil shale and tar sands PEIS, triggering a 90-day public comment period ... [under one alternative] 172,339 acres of mule deer summer habitat, 159,205 acres of elk winter habitat, and 11,465 acres of elk summer habitat would be open to leasing ... To read the full draft, go to:http://ostseis.anl.gov/documents/peis2012/index.cfm.

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