LEASES - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Letter: Feds are bullying ranchers <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Letter: Feds are bullying ranchers</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T11:19:56.952-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 11:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With regards to forcing Bundy’s cattle off of supposed “federal land.” The alternatives for the BLM are a giant solar power plant for a foreign conglomerate, or perhaps fracking leases for some oil companies. More money is to be made off from gas, oil or solar leases than they can get from the few ranchers they can bully. Our illustrious leadership in Washington will do nothing, since they will get far more donations from these corporations than from a few ranchers. The BLM is even breaking ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href=""> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:19:56 MDT Neighbors bicker over forced drilling <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Neighbors bicker over forced drilling</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEVIN BEGOS </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and MARC LEVY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T22:29:04.605-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 10:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New Bedford, Pa. • An energy company is dusting off an old, unused state law that can force property owners to accept oil and gas drilling under their land, pitting neighbor against neighbor in a Pennsylvania community and raising the possibility that lawmakers will have to take sides. Houston-based Hilcorp seeks to use a 1961 Pennsylvania law to drill under the property of four holdout landowners in New Bedford, near the Ohio border an hour north of Pittsburgh. The concept, known as “forced po...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577503762014-03-30T22:29:04.605-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-30T22:29:04.605-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Sun, 30 Mar 2014 22:29:04 MDT