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Colorado Senate to consider harsher penalties for oil and gas tampering

As tensions between homeowners and Colorado’s oil and gas industry heat up, a state senator wants to enable the state to slap up to six-figure […]...

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January 24, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Forced pooling is not mandatory swim practice

A slightly different version of this story first appeared in the Boulder Weekly.  When James Sines shopped for homes in 2007, he thought he knew how […]...

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December 1, 2016 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Greeley residents sue state oil and gas commission over neighborhood drilling rules

A group of homeowners in Greeley filed a lawsuit this morning in Denver District Court against the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC), alleging […]...

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November 18, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

FRACTURED, Part V: Trouble in Triple Creek

Over the past decade, Colorado has grappled with how to balance the enormous economic value of oil and gas production, including tax revenues and jobs, […]...

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November 2, 2016 Environment/Energy, FRACTURED, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Permitting snafus up health risks in Colorado gas patch

In drilling boom Colorado, wells are being placed too close to homes and schools because overwhelmed regulators have approved permits with incomplete documentation....

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February 2, 2015 The Mix

Colorado drilling regulators halt injection-well activity in reaction to Greeley quake

In the wake of news that a second earthquake this month has shaken an are north of Greeley around a fracking "injection well," Colorado regulators have directed High Sierra Water Services to suspend operations there. ...

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June 24, 2014 Environment/Energy, Health, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

In drilling boom, Greeley safety infrastructure lags, stoking citizen concerns

Residents for years have raised concerns about air quality, water contamination, noise and traffic. Now authorities have given them something else to worry about: fires and spills local safety officials admit they are unprepared to handle. ...

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April 28, 2014 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

An emotional cyberbully debate; veterans’ business bill goes to Gov; money for drilling inspection; allowances made for rural special ed

Notes from the General Assembly's 64th day in the 2014 legislative session. ...

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March 12, 2014 Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Flood-damaged Anadarko tank spilling thousands of gallons of oil into South Platte River

An Anadarko Petroleum oil tank damaged by flood waters has released "an estimated 125 barrels or 5,250 gallons into the South Platte River," according to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission....

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September 18, 2013 Environment/Energy, The Mix

Flood conditions overwhelm state oil-and-gas regulators

Intact oil and gas wells are alike. Damaged oil and gas wells are each damaged in their own way. Weld County, Colorado, is host to […]...

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September 17, 2013 Environment/Energy, Health, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

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The Home Front: Cory Gardner wants the BLM moved from DC to Grand Junction, Colorado

“If U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner has his way, top-level decisions by a major federal public lands agency would no longer be made in Washington, D.C.,” […]

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