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00000176-6d2a-dc2f-ad76-6d2a4ee60000The environment desk at Aspen Public Radio covers issues in the Roaring Fork Valley and throughout the state of Colorado including water use and quality, impact of recreation, population growth and oil and gas development. APR’s Environment Reporter is Elizabeth Stewart-Severy.

The Reporter Two-Way: Oil and gas lease sales

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Courtesy of Bureau of Land Management

Several environmental watchdog groups, including Carbondale-based Wilderness Workshop, are formally protesting the sale of oil and gas leases on public lands in northwest Colorado.

They say energy development in this area would threaten the Colorado River. Environment reporter Elizabeth Stewart-Severy talked through the details with Christin Kay.

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