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Tag Archives: Colorado Oil And Gas Conservation Commission

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

Cause of Colorado home explosion: Uncapped, abandoned line, ‘fugitive gas’

An abandoned underground pipe running from a nearby Anadarko Petroleum well to the foundation of the Firestone home that exploded last month had not been […]...

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May 2, 2017 Environment/Energy, Health, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs

FRACTURED: Roughneck politics

Editor’s note: Daniel Glick and Ted Wood of The Story Group, along with Kelsey Ray of The Colorado Independent, have been reporting on oil and […]...

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May 2, 2017 Environment/Energy, FRACTURED, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Homeowners forced to sell their mineral rights may get longer review period

The first step toward creating a level playing field for mineral rights owners won a preliminary okay from the House Tuesday, but faces an uncertain […]...

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April 25, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, 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

Bob Randall takes charge of the Department of Natural Resources

Bob Randall has been named the new executive director of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources, ending months of speculation about who would take the […]...

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June 7, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Oil and Gas commission appointments rile Senate Dems

Six members of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission won reappointment to the seven-member body, Monday. But that vote in the state Senate didn’t […]...

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May 10, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Anti-frackers take to Denver

The national anti-fracking movement came to Denver over the weekend, for four days of education, training and activism against fracking, what some say has grown […]...

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October 7, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Fracking opponents declare Colorado Oil and Gas Commission illegitimate

Anne Harper and her neighbors feel powerless to stop the Encana Corporation from adding 12 gas wells within a half mile of their homes in Pleasant […]...

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August 6, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Fracktivists: Oil and gas group’s new rule blocks opponents

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission plans to change its rules regarding how the public can challenge the group’s decisions – a change opponents […]...

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June 18, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

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Readers, We are thrilled and pleased to announce that we have been awarded Colorado Common Cause’s Champions for Democracy award for our reporting. We hope […]

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As GOP El Paso County Commissioners redraw their own district lines, progressive activists have a message: We’re watching

Democrats in Colorado’s heaviest Republican county are ringing alarm bells as a board of five GOP public officials sets out to redraw their own district […]

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