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Tag Archives: Drilling

BLM auctions drilling rights to Pawnee National Grasslands

Lakewood — Inside the Bureau of Land Management office Thursday, a fast talking, cowboy-hat-wearing auctioneer did quick work: In three hours, buyers had purchased 93 […]...

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November 16, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Draft local control bill so far fails to launch special legislative session

  DRAFT legislation shopped around this weekend that seeks to clarify powers held by state, county and city authorities in Colorado to regulate oil-and-gas drilling […]...

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June 9, 2014 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Pro-local control group signs up for $1.3 million in television ad time

The battle to win hearts and minds in the war over gas drilling in Colorado has heated up in the wake of a failed attempt at the capitol to draft a law giving more power to local authorities....

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May 9, 2014 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: The big drilling bill, stalled

No one liked the compromise bill and so it died. Will they like it any more during a special legislative session?...

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May 6, 2014 Environment/Energy, Health, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Loveland anti-fracking group still waiting for special election to halt drilling

They organized, collected signatures, won a ruling from a judge, but Protect Our Loveland will likely have to wait and weather more appeals before their petition for a two-year halt on fracking can be put to a vote....

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February 24, 2014 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Mix

‘Gasland’ fracking event in Loveland draws concerned crowd

The event underlined how the movement for and against drilling in the era of the fracking boom has become intensely local....

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January 14, 2014 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Politics

Drilling and the American Dream: Your perfect home in a Colorado gas patch

Thomas Thompson worked 38 years consulting for hospitals and selling railroad materials with one goal in mind – to some day retire with his wife in a quite mountain valley, watching the seasons turn....

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November 2, 2013 Environment/Energy, Health, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Colorado unlikely to hit ozone standard due to oil and gas drilling

FRISCO, Colo. — Ready or not, the federal government may be about to look up your tailpipe. Ozone violations along the Front Range spiked this year and it's unlikely that Colorado will meet a 2015 EPA deadline to improve air...

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October 17, 2013 Environment/Energy, Health, In-Depth
Aspen Ideas Fest audience decides natural gas boom doing more harm than good

Aspen Ideas Fest audience decides natural gas boom doing more harm than good

ASPEN — After an Oxford-style debate Sunday night, environmental attorneys Deborah Goldberg and Katherine Hudson convinced 15 percent of the audience here to change their minds about hydraulic fracturing. Before the debate, only 38 percent of the audience agreed that...

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July 3, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
North Fork Valley federal lawsuit seeks end to secret oil, gas land nomination process

North Fork Valley federal lawsuit seeks end to secret oil, gas land nomination process

The Citizens for a Healthy Community and Western Environmental Law Center's suit aims to upend the Bureau of Land Management's practice of keeping nominators' names secret until after a lease is sold. ...

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June 28, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

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The Home Front: Longmont coughs up $200,000 for ‘warrantless police dog searches’ at a subsidized apartment

“Longmont on Tuesday announced that it has agreed to pay $210,000 to four tenants of The Suites and their ACLU attorneys as part of a […]

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