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Kenneth Feinberg takes over today the gargantuan task of distributing the $20 billion BP is setting aside to reimburse victims of the Gulf oil spill. He has said he will approve compensation claims by relying on precedents set by state and federal law. But law professors following the issue say it is unclear just how Feinberg will interpret a key legal doctrine called “proximate cause,” which will determine exactly who gets a slice of the compensation fund.
A lack of natural gas pipeline capacity has long been cited as one of the reasons Colorado is less competitive with other states in...
Colorado Sen. Mark Udall and Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., Thursday introduced a pair of bills that would mandate the use of federal oil and...
BP in the coming months may have to look to its lucrative natural gas fields in southwestern Colorado to recoup the massive financial hit it’s taking in the wake of the worst oil spill in American history.
A group of 60 former state and federal regulators who previously oversaw energy extraction on public lands fired off a letter to Secretary of...