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Valerie Richardson

Valerie Richardson

Valerie Richardson covers politics and the West from Denver. She can be reached at vrichardson@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Valerie Richardson

Protesters wave a banner during an attempt to disrupt a federal auction of drilling rights at a hotel in Lakewood, Colorado, on May 12. More than 200 people turned out to protest the Bureau of Land Management sale. (Associated Press)

Obama's bureaucratic tar pit keeps oil, gas in the ground

Even without the Keep It in the Ground protesters providing backup, the Bureau of Land Management scrapped another oil and gas lease sale scheduled for Thursday in Colorado -- which wasn't unusual. Published August 11, 2016