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Tag Archives: Firestone

Anadarko to close wells near Firestone explosion, citing “sensitivity”

Oil and gas operator Anadarko will permanently shut down the well linked to the fatal home explosion in Firestone and two other wells nearby, the […]...

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May 25, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

GREENE: In opposing appeal of landmark oil-and-gas ruling, Hick is more talk than action

A constitutional crisis. The phrase kept popping up Thursday when Attorney General Cynthia Coffman seemed to have bucked Gov. John Hickenlooper’s wishes by appealing a […]...

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May 20, 2017 Environment/Energy, FRACTURED, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, Uncategorized

FRACTURED: Reckless abandonment

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 18, 2017 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Hickenlooper on Firestone: “We’re going to reevaluate our entire inspection process”

Gov. John Hickenlooper announced during a press conference this afternoon that the state is going to reevaluate the entire oil and gas inspection process following the […]...

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May 3, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats

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

Possible link between Anadarko-operated gas well and fatal Firestone home explosion

Despite suggestions that plumbing work may have led to last week’s fatal house explosion in Firestone, it looks as though a leak related to a […]...

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April 26, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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Leadership at the League of Women Voters in Colorado split over redistricting campaign

The president of the League of Women Voters of Colorado, a nonpartisan voter education group that lent its name and credibility to a revamped campaign to […]

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