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Homebrew: Dr. Chaps announces bid for Colorado Senate

Not Chapped Just when you thought Dr. Chaps was out of the press, he's back. This time, the televangelist host of Pray in Jesus' Name...

Wiretap: Oklahoma says oil-and-gas industry wastewater disposal caused earthquakes

Shakedown You probably had some idea why Oklahoma was having all those earthquakes. Shockingly, the state of Oklahoma now admits you were right and the...

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.

Greeley area hit by second earthquake this month

On Monday at 11:27 a.m., a 2.6 magnitude earthquake rattled to the surface from 2.5 miles under the earth 5 miles north-east of Greeley. It's roughly the same spot that generated a 3.4 magnitude quake on June 2nd.

DeGette calls federal fracking rule ‘a good first step,’ but warns...

In a concession to the oil and gas industry, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar proposed a rule Friday that wouldn't require the disclosure of hydraulic fracturing fluids until after drilling is completed.

Unusual rise in earthquakes in middle of country tied to disposal...

Scientists say a spate of earthquakes in the middle of the United States is “almost certainly” man-made. Since 2001, the average number of 3.0-or-greater earthquakes each year spiked significantly, culminating in a six-fold increase in 2011 over 20th century levels.

Ohio officials issue new drilling rules, tie fracking waste to swarm...

Regulators in Ohio rocked the oil and gas industry Friday with the strongest allegation yet that hydraulic fracturing could be triggering earthquakes.

Oklahoma earthquakes raise more questions about hydrofracking, injection wells

Another swarm of earthquakes in an unusual part of the country has generated aftershocks of debate about whether the oil and gas drilling process called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is to blame.

USGS scientist: ‘We’re only starting to learn’ about fracking, fluid injection,...

A U.S. Geological Survey scientist Friday said large earthquakes in unusual places like Virginia and southern Colorado earlier this week aren’t typically associated with the controversial natural gas drilling process called hydraulic fracturing.