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Tag Archives: hydraulic fracturing

Drilling down: Denver tops world list for Google-searches on fracking

  Our choice of words matters in debates over fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, Sarah Gilman writes in High Country News. Whether we’re talking about an […]...

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September 18, 2014 Environment/Energy, Just In

Oil-and-gas group failed to file finance reports in Loveland fracking election

“If the group accepted donations and made direct appeals to voters to support or oppose the initiative, then they fall under the requirements of the city charter and should have filed reports with the city."...

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July 7, 2014 Environment/Energy, Political Ad Watch, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Colorado is not Kentucky

  THE news is now official. The Obama administration has proposed new rules that will significantly reduce carbon emissions, with coal-producing power plants clearly the […]...

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June 3, 2014 Environment/Energy, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Clock ticking on ‘local control’ special session

  NEGOTIATIONS continue in Denver between parties hoping to strike a deal and pass a state law that would give local communities more regulatory control […]...

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May 29, 2014 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Another ballot initiative aims to boost environmental protections in fracked Colorado

"We've trusted the lawmakers long enough. They're going to destroy our air and water and land just because somebody comes in with a big plan, right? And then we have to clean it all up."...

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March 3, 2014 Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Health, Politics, The Beats

Greeley Weighs Proposal to Add More Fracking Wells Within City Limits

Today in Greeley, the city at the heart of Colorado's Front Range "frack country," a seven-member planning commission will consider a proposal by oil and gas company Synergy to add three more well-drilling facilities "and related equipment" to...

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July 23, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Politics, The Blogs

Fracking Protesters Follow Hickenlooper to Aspen

ASPEN-- This tony resort town, set high above the heavily plied natural-gas fields of the Colorado Front Range, was the unlikely scene on Saturday of the latest clash in the running battle in the state over the controversial natural-gas-extraction method...

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July 15, 2013 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, The Blogs, The Mix
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
Longmont doesn’t want to ‘look like Erie,’ residents seek to ban fracking altogether

Longmont doesn’t want to ‘look like Erie,’ residents seek to ban fracking altogether

LONGMONT — As she kept a watchful eye on her playful toddler, Lindsay Gahn pulled out a state-issued map of town where subdivisions susceptible to oil and gas drilling were colored in red. “When I saw this, my heart just stopped...

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June 6, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
EPA watching carefully as states roll out fracking rules

EPA watching carefully as states roll out fracking rules

New York's emerging plan to regulate natural gas drilling in the gas-rich Marcellus Shale needs to go further to safeguard drinking water, environmentally sensitive areas and gas industry workers, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has informed state officials....

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February 27, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy

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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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