Public Issues Committee – August 2001

Title: Public Issues Committee Author: Larry Anna Publication: The Outcrop, August 2001, p. 8 A Public Lands Access Forum was chaired by Lee Gerhard, Kansas Geological Survey, at the American Association of Petroleum Geologist’s (AAPG) Annual Meeting (June, 2001) in Denver, Colorado. Forum panelists were: Jeff Eppink, a petroleum geologist with Advanced Resources International and Principal … More Public Issues Committee – August 2001

Report on Public Issues, May/June 2001

Title: Report on Public Issues Author: Larry Anna, Public Issues Committee Publication: The Outcrop, May/June 2001, p. 18-19 Mining Law of 1872 Reform Update (11-27-00) Mining law reform is before Congress. Although both mining industry representatives and environmentalists agree that some provisions of the law are outdated, their agreement ends there on how the law should … More Report on Public Issues, May/June 2001

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

Synopsis of the Public Lands Management Decisions Symposium

Title: Synopsis of the Public Lands Management Decisions Symposium Authors: C. Elmo Brown and Jim Kreutzfeld Publication: The Outcrop, August 2005, p. 16-17 “No longer can we as geologists, geophysicists, landmen and engineers simply stick to the myopia of our professions (or our respected professional associations) and remain silent on public land use and access issues,” … More Synopsis of the Public Lands Management Decisions Symposium

Understanding the NEPA Process for Oil and Gas Development on Federal Lands

Title: Understanding the NEPA Process for Oil and Gas Development on Federal Lands Authors: Eileen Regan and Mark DeHaven, ERO Resources Corporation Publication: The Outcrop, May 2005, p. 1, 6-7 Almost 42 million acres of federal lands were leased for oil and gas development in 2004, including more than 35 million acres in the Rocky Mountains. Before … More Understanding the NEPA Process for Oil and Gas Development on Federal Lands

Public Issues Committee Guest Column: What NEPA Means to Petroleum Geologists Working the Rockies

Title: Public Issues Committee Guest Column: What NEPA Means to Petroleum Geologists Working the Rockies Author: Logan MacMillan Publication: The Outcrop, March 2005, p. 20-21 Over the past several years I have been following the changes in documentation of how the federal government will manage lands in an area of the Uinta basin in northeastern Utah, where … More Public Issues Committee Guest Column: What NEPA Means to Petroleum Geologists Working the Rockies