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Report: Oil and Gas Industry Exerts Outsized Political Influence in Colorado

DENVER-- A report released today by Colorado Ethics Watch describes oil-and-gas industry spending on state election campaigns and legislative lobbying efforts as disproportionally influential and “shocking.”

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.

New study indicates that fracking poses substantial risk to water

A new study has raised fresh concerns about the safety of gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale, concluding that fracking chemicals injected into the ground could migrate toward drinking water supplies far more quickly than experts have previously predicted.

EPA: Colorado home to high number of coal-ash disposal ponds

Colorado ranks a surprising fourth on the list of states hosting wet coal-ash dumping ponds. An Environmental Protection Agency list obtained through a Freedom...

Nunn uranium mine could adversely impact groundwater, expert says

Colorado has uranium on the brain these days. An environmental engineer and lecturer brought in by conservationists told an audience in Fort Collins Tuesday they...