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Shell water rights opponents band together

The entities are among 25 groups that have logged oppositions against the application filed by Shell Frontier Oil and Gas in water court in Steamboat Springs in late December 2008.

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Water plan hits wall of foes

A water war is brewing on the Yampa River. A bid by the Shell Exploration and Production Co. for a 15 billion- gallon water right has sparked opposition letters from 25 federal, state and local agencies, along with businesses and environmental groups.

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Yampa against Shell’s water request

Leery of Shell Oil’s recent filing for substantial water rights on the Yampa River, the Yampa Town Board voted unanimously Wednesday night to join any official opposition to the plan to pull water from the waterway whose name the town shares.

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Concerns expressed over Shell water filing

Local and regional representatives expressed “serious” concerns in the past two weeks about the recent Yampa River water right filing by Shell Frontier Oil & Gas.

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Cool, clear water

San Francisco Chronicle

Sunday, January 18, 2009

DEVELOPMENT: Oil shale development grabs more water

WHAT IT MEANS: Royal Dutch Shell has filed a claim on about an eighth of the spring flow in Colorado’s Yampa River. If the claim survives the expected legal challenges, Shell will use that water to extract and process shale oil. But focusing on the Yampa misses a larger point. Shell and other companies, including Chevron and EGL Resources, have been collecting water rights on the Colorado and White rivers for decades in hope of exploiting the shale deposits beneath Wyoming, Utah and Colorado. read more

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Shell Oil’s pursuit of local waters could have big impacts

Shell Frontier Oil and Gas filed in water court in Steamboat Springs in late December to stake its claim to skim 375 cubic feet per second from the Yampa during high flows fed by snowmelt in the spring and early summer.

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