Tag Archives: Drilling

Drilling near Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes national park? Dems for governor weigh in.

A Trump administration plan to allow oil and gas companies to drill on nearly 20,000 acres of land near Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes National Park […]...

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April 25, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Drilling, one mile outside Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes

Since President Donald Trump was sworn into office last year, the administration has used its “energy dominance” agenda to require states to conduct quarterly sales […]...

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April 19, 2018 Environment/Energy, High Country News, Just In, Politics, The Mix

BLM auctions drilling rights to Pawnee National Grasslands

Lakewood — Inside the Bureau of Land Management office Thursday, a fast talking, cowboy-hat-wearing auctioneer did quick work: In three hours, buyers had purchased 93 […]...

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November 16, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Draft local control bill so far fails to launch special legislative session

  DRAFT legislation shopped around this weekend that seeks to clarify powers held by state, county and city authorities in Colorado to regulate oil-and-gas drilling […]...

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June 9, 2014 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Pro-local control group signs up for $1.3 million in television ad time

The battle to win hearts and minds in the war over gas drilling in Colorado has heated up in the wake of a failed attempt at the capitol to draft a law giving more power to local authorities....

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May 9, 2014 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: The big drilling bill, stalled

No one liked the compromise bill and so it died. Will they like it any more during a special legislative session?...

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May 6, 2014 Environment/Energy, Health, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Loveland anti-fracking group still waiting for special election to halt drilling

They organized, collected signatures, won a ruling from a judge, but Protect Our Loveland will likely have to wait and weather more appeals before their petition for a two-year halt on fracking can be put to a vote....

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February 24, 2014 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Mix

‘Gasland’ fracking event in Loveland draws concerned crowd

The event underlined how the movement for and against drilling in the era of the fracking boom has become intensely local....

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January 14, 2014 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Politics

Drilling and the American Dream: Your perfect home in a Colorado gas patch

Thomas Thompson worked 38 years consulting for hospitals and selling railroad materials with one goal in mind – to some day retire with his wife in a quite mountain valley, watching the seasons turn....

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November 2, 2013 Environment/Energy, Health, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Colorado unlikely to hit ozone standard due to oil and gas drilling

FRISCO, Colo. — Ready or not, the federal government may be about to look up your tailpipe. Ozone violations along the Front Range spiked this year and it's unlikely that Colorado will meet a 2015 EPA deadline to improve air...

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October 17, 2013 Environment/Energy, Health, In-Depth

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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A $1.6 billion tax increase for Colorado education just got a lot closer to the ballot

Supporters of more funding for Colorado schools turned in more than 170,000 signatures Wednesday to place a $1.6 billion tax measure on the November ballot. […]

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