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Horrible oil and gas inspector snafu in California presents Colorado with...

News this week from California dovetails with news from Colorado to send a chill down the spines of water watchers across the state. As...

Colorado drilling regulators halt injection-well activity in reaction to Greeley quake

In the wake of news that a second earthquake this month has shaken an are north of Greeley around a fracking "injection well," Colorado regulators have directed High Sierra Water Services to suspend operations there.

In Garfield County, critics say ‘local control’ will just shift more...

Residents of the second-most drilled county in Colorado warn backers of eleven “local control” ballot questions to be careful what they wish for, because oil and gas money will funnel into local races, they say, stacking county commissions and city councils in the industry’s favor.

Report: Oil and Gas Industry Exerts Outsized Political Influence in Colorado

DENVER-- A report released today by Colorado Ethics Watch describes oil-and-gas industry spending on state election campaigns and legislative lobbying efforts as disproportionally influential and “shocking.”

How close is too close? Proposed law would increase oil and...

Colorado Democrats have introduced a bill in the State Legislature that would require hydraulically fractured oil and gas wells to be set back at least 1,000 feet from any school or residence.

State rep on school setbacks: ‘Good enough for pot shops, good...

State Representative Matt Jones on Thursday linked the highly controversial oil and gas drilling process of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, to the recent federal government crackdown on medical marijuana dispensaries within 1,000 feet of schools in Colorado.

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

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 and gas industry.

Colorado oil and gas regulators impose new hydraulic fracturing chemical disclosure...

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) today unanimously approved a new rule requiring oil and gas companies to fully disclose the chemicals used in the controversial but commonplace drilling process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

Colorado oil and gas regulators urged to get it right on...

Colorado’s conservation community wants to make sure oil and gas regulators get it right the first time Monday when they decide on a new hydraulic fracturing chemical disclosure rule. Otherwise, they say state officials should keep working on the new rule.

Legal fallout from nuclear bomb frack job reaches Colorado Supreme Court

Even as state oil and gas regulators mull over new rules for the disclosure of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, the Colorado Supreme Court is pondering whether citizen activist groups can intervene on matters like the ultimate frack job in 1969 using a 43-kiloton nuclear bomb.
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