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Tag Archives: colorado oil and gas

Guest Post: An open letter to Colorado lawmakers

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant to provide […]...

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May 7, 2018 Guest Posts, Just In, The Mix

Dems seeking AG’s office want gun control and end to death penalty, but differ on other matters 

Attorney General Cynthia Coffman is siding with the oil and gas industry by appealing a lower court ruling that would increase safety and environmental regulations […]...

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March 16, 2018 Just In, The Mix

In filling COGCC vacancies, Hickenlooper replaces attorney whose firm now represents Anadarko

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Tuesday filled two vacant positions on the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC), including a position for an environmentalist formerly […]...

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May 25, 2017 Just In, The Mix

Broomfield votes down fracking moratorium, praises driller

Broomfield City Council last night struck down a proposed six-month moratorium on fracking by a vote of 6-3, ending a lengthy and contentious public comment […]...

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March 1, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, 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

VIDEO: Moms of ‘Gas Patch Kids’ press Hickenlooper on air-quality regs

A handful of mothers from towns sited in the Northern Front Range drilling fields delivered a petition signed by 8,000 to Gov. Hickenlooper's office asking him to push for tighter air-quality regulations than the draft versions released to the public...

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October 30, 2013 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Politics

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Indy Editor Susan Greene on surviving Colorado’s news apocalypse

Journalism in Colorado is under siege. And headlines keep coming about censorship, layoffs and protests in local newsrooms. Join Colorado Independent Editor Susan Greene at the […]

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Carbon monoxide leak at Aloft Hotel sent 18 people to hospital

Eighteen people were given emergency treatment Tuesday after a carbon monoxide leak at the Aloft Hotel near Denver International Airport. Aurora Fire Rescue evacuated the […]

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