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Tag Archives: fracking

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

Activists drown out Hickenlooper at March for Science

Chants from anti-fracking activists nearly drowned out Gov. John Hickenlooper’s remarks at today’s March for Science in Denver. The rally was part of a global day […]...

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April 22, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Not taking no for an answer: Meet the group demanding a Boulder County fracking ban

The group was small, but their message was firm: We will accept nothing short of a ban on fracking in Boulder County. About 40 Boulder County […]...

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April 17, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

BLM’s planned lease sale of 100,000 Colorado acres for drilling prompts legal protest

The Bureau of Land Management’s proposal to auction approximately 100,000 acres of federal public lands in northern Colorado for oil and gas drilling has attracted […]...

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April 12, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Water

Boulder County’s new oil and gas regulations, explained

The Boulder Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to approve new oil and gas regulations aimed at protecting unincorporated county residents from health and environmental […]...

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March 24, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Boulder residents: Ban fracking, stricter drilling regs aren’t enough

With the county’s five-year ban against fracking set to expire in May, the Boulder County Board of Commissioners is considering a long list of new […]...

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March 15, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

More than 500 oil and gas spills reported in 2016, data shows

Oil and gas companies in Colorado reported at total of 509 industry-related spills in 2016, a new report finds. That’s down from the 615 spills reported in […]...

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March 10, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized, Water

Lafayette City Council kills “civil disobedience” clause of Climate Bill of Rights

Lafayette City Council last night voted against the “civil disobedience” clause in its community Climate Bill of Rights, the most contentious piece of a proposal […]...

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March 8, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Q&A: Why the Colorado health department says fracking’s risk to health is “low”

Three weeks ago, University of Colorado researchers published a study linking diagnoses of a certain kind of blood cancer to the likelihood of living within […]...

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March 6, 2017 Environment/Energy, Health, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, 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

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EVENT: 2017 Heroes of Sustainability Fundraiser

Join the Alliance for Sustainable Colorado on April 27, 2017 at the Sheraton downtown 6 p.m. for its annual Hero of Sustainability event, a dinner, […]

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The Home Front: Investigators confirm probe into gas well near house explosion

“Investigators confirmed Wednesday that they’re looking at a 24-year-old well operated by Anadarko Petroleum Corporation as part of their probe into the house explosion that […]

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