The stark shale cliffs rise north of the interstate, towering over the town of Rifle. From below, the 3,500-foot stone pillars look forbidding and lifeless, like books placed on a shelf for show. But to Joe Clugston, there's nothing dead about the geologic upheaval looming over his home --... More >>>
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Former Rifle councilman Joe Clugston a regular visitor
to the Roan Plateau, says that widespread gas drilling
will bring roads, people and pollution -- and drive
wildlife from the area.