Tag Archives: Colorado Oil And Gas Conservation Commission

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

Horrible oil and gas inspector snafu in California presents Colorado with cautionary tale

News this week from California dovetails with news from Colorado to send a chill down the spines of water watchers across the state. As the […]...

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February 3, 2015 Just In

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 Garfield County, critics say ‘local control’ will just shift more power to drillers

Residents of the second-most drilled county in Colorado warn backers of eleven “local control” ballot questions to be careful what they wish for, because oil and gas money will funnel into local races, they say, stacking county commissions and city...

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June 2, 2014 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats
Report: Oil and Gas Industry Exerts Outsized Political Influence in Colorado

Report: Oil and Gas Industry Exerts Outsized Political Influence in Colorado

DENVER-- A report released today by Colorado Ethics Watch describes oil-and-gas industry spending on state election campaigns and legislative lobbying efforts as disproportionally influential and “shocking.”...

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May 30, 2013 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

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We at The Indy aren’t in the business of giving advice. But if, in these tough times, you’re in need of some inspiration, some community, […]

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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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