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Tag Archives: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

In wake of new fracking disclosure rule, activists seek still more drilling regulations

In wake of new fracking disclosure rule, activists seek still more drilling regulations

There was widespread praise Tuesday for a hard-fought compromise deal that led to Colorado’s groundbreaking new hydraulic fracturing chemical disclosure rule, but environmental groups and some politicians have already started pushing for more regulation of the state’s booming oil...

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December 14, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
EPA issues final research plan for studying impact of fracking on drinking water

EPA issues final research plan for studying impact of fracking on drinking water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released a final research plan for its ongoing and congressionally mandated study of the controversial but common oil and gas drilling procedure known as hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” ...

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November 3, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
EPA to regulate disposal of hydraulic fracturing wastewater

EPA to regulate disposal of hydraulic fracturing wastewater

Officials for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced plans to draft national standards for the treatment and disposal of tainted wastewater generated during the common oil and gas drilling process called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking....

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October 20, 2011 Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

DeGette, other top energy Dems seek better definition of ‘diesel fuel’ in gas fracking

Coming up with a definition of diesel fuel seems like a fairly straightforward task, but in the world of natural gas drilling and the process of hydraulic fracturing – or fracking – nothing ever comes easy. Senior Colorado Congresswoman Diana...

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August 9, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

EPA weighs in with significant concerns over controversial Colorado Roadless Rule

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hasn’t exactly given the controversial Colorado Roadless Rule a failing grade, but the federal agency this week did issue an “I” for incomplete. ...

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July 20, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

Yellowstone River rancher: ‘We can’t use majority of our farm … it’s really bad’

Luckily, Alexis Bonogofsky has a day job with the National Wildlife Federation, because her goat ranch and farm on the banks of the Yellowstone River south of Billings, Mont., has been completely shut down by last week’s ExxonMobil pipeline break...

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July 8, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

Colorado sportsmen’s group worried about lasting impacts of Yellowstone River oil spill

Sportsmen’s groups as far away as Colorado are deeply concerned about the potential degradation of fish and wildlife habitat resulting from Friday’s ExxonMobil oil spill in the pristine Yellowstone River 20 miles upstream from Billings, Mont ...

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July 7, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

EPA selects Colorado site as part of ongoing study of fracking impacts on drinking water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced seven sites for its ongoing and congressionally mandated study of the potential impacts of the natural gas drilling process of hydraulic fracturing on drinking water supplies. One of those sites is in...

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June 23, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Udall revives bill to ensure feds maintain Leadville Mine Drainage Tunnel

Udall revives bill to ensure feds maintain Leadville Mine Drainage Tunnel

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall has revived legislation compelling the federal government to maintain the Leadville Mine Drainage Tunnel that he calls “a potential safety hazard to the community” two miles above sea level in Lake County....

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May 23, 2011 Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
EPA: Gardner bill would up air-pollution ante off Alaska coast

EPA: Gardner bill would up air-pollution ante off Alaska coast

Colorado 4th Congressional District Rep. Cory Gardner has been steadily trying to chip away at the regulatory authority of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) since taking office in January, and Colorado conservation groups are increasingly targeting the...

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May 20, 2011 Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

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The Stapleton Foundation nixes the S-word from its name

The Stapleton Foundation is dropping the word “Stapleton” from its name in response to residents’ growing frustration that their northeast Denver community honors the memory […]

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