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We know where Walker Stapleton stands on oil and gas. Which...

DENVER —  Dueling speeches in a sparkling ballroom from Colorado’s major candidates for governor today highlighted a political minefield in the coming campaign over...

Tensions flare over renewed effort to regulate oil and gas

House lawmakers are moving forward with a plan that would require state regulators to consider the impacts of oil and gas drilling on public...

FRACTURED: Roughneck politics

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...

Bennet’s carbon capture bill: Bipartisan solution or industry subsidy?

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet introduced legislation this week to help power plants and industrial facilities with the purchase of carbon capture equipment. The bill...

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

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...

Cities can’t ban fracking, Colorado Supreme Court rules

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled today voters cannot enact local fracking bans. The ruling applied to two cases, one over a 2012 ban on fracking...

Pro-fracking group books at least $299K in TV ads before November...

Protecting Colorado’s Environment, Economy and Energy Independence is an issue committee formed in January “to oppose anti-fracking ballot measures and to support pro-fracking ballot measures,” said a spokesman.

Air-quality commissioners stand strong, adopt tough new rules

"The companies will use these rules to make improvements that they'll tout in years to come."

VIDEO: Moms of ‘Gas Patch Kids’ press Hickenlooper on air-quality regs

A handful of mothers from towns sited in the Northern Front Range drilling fields delivered a petition signed by 8,000 to Gov. Hickenlooper's office asking him to push for tighter air-quality regulations than the draft versions released to the public last week.

State’s draft fracking disclosure rule skewered for ‘trade secret loophole’

A Boulder-based conservation group is pushing for much stronger language in a draft rule by the state of Colorado requiring oil and gas companies to disclose chemicals used in the controversial drilling practice called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.