Last-minute lease deferrals in the North Fork ValleyFebruary 14, 2013
The Bureau of Land Management is auctioning off close to 100 leases for natural gas drilling in Colorado today but 20 parcels in and around Paonia, Crawford, and Hotchkiss won't be among them. Citizens who have taken a stand against gas drilling in the North Fork Valley are happy but the specter of natural gas exploration in the area still looms. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has this report.
And click through to hear the full interview with author Eugenia Bone, who went to Washington DC in January to talk with legislators and BLM officials about gas drilling in the North Fork Valley.