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EnCana Oil & Gas USA is proposing to drill 162 wells on U.S. Bureau of Land Management property in the Rifle and DeBeque areas.The BLM is seeking public comments before completing environmental reviews on two geographic area plans submitted by EnCana, a leading natural gas developer in Garfield County.EnCanas Gant Gulch proposal involves drilling 97 wells about 15 miles south of Rifle, and the Orchard Unit project would result in 65 wells being drilled about 7 miles east of DeBeque.The Gant Gulch project entails about 2,646 acres of public lands, and 80 acres of private land with leased federal mineral below them. The area is bounded by West Mamm Creek on the north, Gant Gulch on the west, and Middle Mamm Creek on the south and east. Drilling would begin this summer and continue for two to three years.
None of his friends are as Harry Potter-crazy as he is, but that wont stop 13-year-old Dominic Molinari from becoming one of the first kids in line to buy Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.I really, really like it, Molinari said of the Harry Potter series. Its pretty high up there on my top reading list.Like so many other children, teenagers and even adults, Molinari said anticipating the arrival of the next book in J.K. Rowlings seven-part series began right after flipping the last page in Rowlings fifth book, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.Luckily for Molinari and every other Potter fan, employees at bookstores across the valley understand and appreciate the mystery and magic that come from reading Rowlings books. With Saturday giving fans the first chance to get their hands on the new volume, bookstore owners and employees made sure to plan for a perfect Potter experience.Both the Book Train and Through the Looking Glass in Glenwood invited fans to celebrate the release of Rowlings sixth book. For those unable to sleep tonight in anticipation, Book Trains Midnight Magic Party offers snacks, a costume contest and, of course, the earliest possible chance to read Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.
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