18 Oct Thompson Divide: Administrative Withdrawal Proposed
On October 17, 2022 Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland officially proposed to administratively withdraw 225,000 acres of the Thompson Divide from future oil and gas leasing for a 20-year period. This begins a 90-day public comment period, including a Wednesday, December 14, 2022 public meeting in Carbondale. This administrative proposal includes oil and gas minerals in the upper North Fork Valley located in Gunnison County. See map here.