Southern Utes, BLM settle fracking lawsuit

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Southern Utes, BLM settle fracking lawsuit

Tribal rule will apply to process
The sun sets behind an oil pump jack and the Rocky Mountains near Fredrick. The Southern Ute Indian Tribe adopted rules that meet or exceed the Bureau of Land Management’s fracking regulations. As a result, the tribe and the BLM signed an agreement allowing the tribe’s rules to govern fracking on tribal land.

Southern Utes, BLM settle fracking lawsuit

The sun sets behind an oil pump jack and the Rocky Mountains near Fredrick. The Southern Ute Indian Tribe adopted rules that meet or exceed the Bureau of Land Management’s fracking regulations. As a result, the tribe and the BLM signed an agreement allowing the tribe’s rules to govern fracking on tribal land.
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