Bureau of Land Management pulls land from planned March sale
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — A spokesman with the Bureau of Land Management says a tract on the southern border of the Shenandoah subdivision near Durango has been pulled from an oil and gas lease sale that is slated for March.
The Durango Herald reports the sale of the parcel, which is on Bureau of Land Management land, drew public backlash earlier this month when Shenandoah residents said the agency did not properly notify them of the sale or a public comment period.
The development project also drew concern from residents over noise, traffic and general health risks associated with nearby oil and gas development.
Information from: Durango Herald, http://www.durangoherald.com