Federal Government Seeks More Fracing Regulation to Slow Development on Public Lands

Title: Federal Government Seeks More Fracing Regulation to Slow Development on Public Lands Publication: The Outcrop, November 2012, p. 6-7 Western oil and natural gas producers are pushing back on new hydraulic fracturing (fracing) regulations from the Department of the Interior (DOI) that would create an entirely new, complicated and redundant regulatory process. Fracing is a safe, well-tested … More Federal Government Seeks More Fracing Regulation to Slow Development on Public Lands

GeoNews Notes

Title: GeoNews Notes Publication: The Outcrop, August 2000, p. 5 According to David Applegate, writing in Geotimes (July, 2000), on May 10 of this year representatives of the Discovery Institute think tank briefed a Congressional committee on “Scientific Evidence for Intelligent Design (creationism) and its Implications for Public Policy and Education.” Applegate writes: ” … … More GeoNews Notes

Geologic News from the Colorado State Government

Title: Geologic News from the Colorado State Government Publication: The Outcrop, January 2000, p. 19 With the new administration in the Colorado State Capital, there have been many changes and several of these have an impact on the geological community. The Colorado Geological Survey Advisory Committee has recently been abolished. It was established by Executive Order … More Geologic News from the Colorado State Government

RMAG Public Issues Committee – September 2009

Title: RMAG Public Issues Committee Author: Larry Anna, Denis Foley and Logan MacMillan Publication: The Outcrop, September 2009, p. 6 Our purpose within RMAG is to inform our membership of scientists regarding public policy issues and new resource regulations/legislation being considered at various levels of our government. Our hope is that such information assists each of us as citizens … More RMAG Public Issues Committee – September 2009

An Update on Public Issues

Title: An Update on Public Issues Author: Larry Anna Publication: The Outcrop, April 2001, p. 8-9 Teaching of Evolution In 1999, the Kansas State Board of Education adopted science-education standards that contain no mention of biological macroevolution, the age of the Earth, or the origin and early development of the universe. This February, the board reinstated … More An Update on Public Issues

Report from the Public Issues Committee: Dinosaur National Monument Cuts Paleontologist Positions

Title: Report from the Public Issues Committee: Dinosaur National Monument Cuts Paleontologist Positions Author: Larry Anna, Chairman Publication: The Outcrop, December 2002, p. 10 The following is an excerpt from an email distribution. This plea for help is all too familiar when faced with budget cuts and an apparent end to a productive and cherished tradition. … More Report from the Public Issues Committee: Dinosaur National Monument Cuts Paleontologist Positions