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Coalition forms to push back drillers from oil and gas-loving Denver

This is where opponents hope to turn the tide against the kind of neighborhood drilling activity that has characterized recent boom-time operations in the state.

Dear Governor Hickenlooper: Fractivists make a documentary

At the beginning of this month, “Dear Governor Hickenlooper,” a collection of short anti-fracking documentaries and the product of more than a year’s work by Director Stash Wislocki and Producer David Holbrooke looked like it had been beached.

Hickenlooper lands crucial compromise in fracking debate

  DENVER -- After months of thorny, stop-and-start negotiations that in recent weeks seemed doomed to fail, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper announced today that he...

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

  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...

Clock ticking on ‘local control’ special session

  NEGOTIATIONS continue in Denver between parties hoping to strike a deal and pass a state law that would give local communities more regulatory control...

Colorado ballot initiative aims to give local governments say on fracking

"People are familiar with this issue, all around the state. They're doing their own research and talking about fracking and local control... It's in the news."

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."

Coloradans urge lawmakers to curb dangerous beef-industry antibiotics use

A lot rides on a stressed-out cow. They aren't happy, and they don't make for good eating because they're more susceptible to illness. Yet a lot of cows are stressed in America. They're shuttled around and crowded onto the massive feedlots.

Front Range Colorado towns push back against neighborhood frack attacks

Residents in towns sited in a line that stretches through a 250-square-mile gas field covered with wells like a picnic blanket overrun by ants, voted Tuesday to impose moratoriums and an outright ban on hydraulic fracturing within city limits.

Fracking Protesters Follow Hickenlooper to Aspen

ASPEN-- This tony resort town, set high above the heavily plied natural-gas fields of the Colorado Front Range, was the unlikely scene on Saturday of the latest clash in the running battle in the state over the controversial natural-gas-extraction method known as fracking. More than 100 anti-fracking protesters gathered outside the Democratic Governors Association meeting held here, waving signs, shouting slogans and staging street-theater scenes in an attempt to draw the attention of Governor John Hickenlooper and the other "important state leaders and presidential hopefuls" in attendance.