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Pace calls for delay of proposed oil, gas leases in Colorado’s...

Drilling opponents in Colorado’s North Fork Valley have an ally in Sal Pace.

Report: Colorado oil, gas regulators ‘inadequate,’ not enforcing rules

A new report blasts the state agency charged with regulating the oil and gas industry for failing to enforce its own rules.

EPA gives initial approval to Colorado’s collaborative plan to reduce air...

Colorado officials have a plan to reduce more than 70,000 tons of pollutants annually from the skies by 2018. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency preliminarily approved the plan Friday.

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.

Colorado Southern Ute Indian tribe first in nation to operate Clean...

A Native American tribe in southwestern Colorado this week became the first in the nation to operate a Clean Air Act program.

Environmentalists blast Colorado’s new drilling task force as Trojan horse

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper's intervention in the debate over whether the state or local jurisdictions should regulate oil and gas drilling is rankling environmentalists who, two days earlier, called him out for making misleading statements on groundwater contamination.

Coalition offers to pay energy companies $2.5 million to protect Thompson...

A coalition of groups in and around Carbondale is proposing a settlement to reimburse companies who own natural gas leases in the Thompson Divide area in exchange for retiring 43 leases currently in question and protecting the area from future energy development there.

Colorado Senate rejects GOP drill bill to preclude local authority over...

Colorado's Democrat-controlled Senate rejected a predominately Republican attempt Thursday to roll back the rights of cities and counties to regulate oil and gas drilling...

Groups want to hasten COGCC director’s exit, call for improved oil...

Citing the pending departure of David Neslin, environmentalists are speaking out against the “ongoing parade of regulators” leaving state government to take jobs with the industries they formerly regulated.

Santorum and Gingrich dismiss climate change, vow to dismantle the EPA

GOLDEN — A day before Republicans voice their presidential preferences in Colorado caucuses, Rick Santorum dismissed climate change as “a hoax” and advocated an energy plan heavy on fossil fuels.