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At Colorado oil drilling site, Mitt Romney tries to apply heat...

FT. LUPTON — Standing in front of an oil derrick and a tanker truck, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney attacked the Obama administration's energy policies Wednesday, dismissing the fact that domestic oil production has gone up since the president took office.

Watchdog group rebukes Congressman Tipton over financial ties to oil, natural...

A campaign reform group skewered U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton on Thursday for continuing to rake in big bucks from special interest groups and voting for oil and gas projects that could financially benefit him.

Colorado gas fracking rules still hazy in wake of guv’s task...

As oil and gas rigs creep closer to Colorado neighborhoods, it still isn't clear whether local governments can regulate the industry on their own or if they must solely stick to the state's rules.

Colorado residents grapple with threat of oil, gas drilling, ask Salazar...

Scores of residents in Colorado's North Fork Valley aren't nearly as keen about oil and gas drilling as the wide-eyed Democrats and Republicans who talk about tapping America's energy reserves.

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s climate change rhetoric continues to cool

The governor's stance on climate change continues to retreat like so many of the world's glaciers.

DeGette, Polis seek to expand fracking study, push for tougher health...

U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette and Jared Polis are calling on President Obama to strengthen environmental and public health standards to protect against risks posed by hydraulic fracturing.

Obama clean energy push draws partisan reaction from Colorado lawmakers

President Obama's call to increase domestic energy production Tuesday received a rosy reception from Colorado's lefty lawmakers but was all but ignored by its conservative congressional delegation who are still smarting from the commander-in-chief's recent blocking of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

New NCAR study finds little climate benefit in switch from coal...

Natural gas may be a cleaner-burning energy source than coal, but making the switch isn’t likely to slow global warming any time soon, according to a new study in the journal Climatic Change.

Scientists say DOE fracking panel biased by ‘financial ties to natural...

A group of doctors and scientists from 24 different universities and non-profit research organizations – including Colorado School of Mines and the University of Colorado – recently sent a letter (pdf) to Energy Secretary Steven Chu blasting his picks for a Department of Energy panel studying the controversial natural gas drilling process of hydraulic fracturing.

Eagle County landfill eyes taking gas-drilling pit liners banned by Garfield...

Eagle County’s landfill manager is considering disposing of natural gas drilling pit liners that neighboring Garfield County stopped accepting two years ago because the massive, high-density polyethylene sheets are potentially toxic and too tough to handle.