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Colorado Oil And Gas Association

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Colorado Oil And Gas Industry May See Big Changes

olorado’s tensions over oil and gas production have threatened to boil over this year.

01/25/2014

Rancher Martin Trostel talks with CBS4's Jodi Brooks. (credit: CBS)

Ranchers, Farmers Eye Flooded Waterways With Concern

As inspectors with the state of Colorado and the Environmental Protection Agency begin looking into oil spills that have resulted from the state’s historic flooding, some farmers and ranchers are viewing the state’s waterways that flows near their land with concern.

09/20/2013

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Flood Waters Impact Oil & Gas Wells In Colorado

Oil and gas officials and state regulators say it’s unclear if flooded drilling sites around Colorado will result in any groundwater or soil contamination.

09/16/2013

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Oil, Gas Influence On Colorado Politics Questioned

The oil and gas industry in Colorado exerts an outsize influence on state politics, and its generous political spending might be the reason, suggests a report out Thursday from a left-leaning watchdog group.

05/30/2013

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As Energy Boom Nears Cities, A Backlash Grows

Colorado regulators grappling with a historic energy boom that’s pushing oil rigs to the very doorsteps of suburban schools and homes were among the first in the nation to require companies to disclose the chemicals they use in their new drilling techniques.

02/27/2013

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Colorado Oil And Gas Supporters Fight Regulations

Colorado business groups are rallying against a ban approved by Longmont voters banning hydraulic fracturing in their city.

11/13/2012

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Colorado Court Rules Against Wyoming Gas Pipeline

The Colorado Supreme Court has ruled that a Wyoming pipeline company has no right to condemn property in Colorado for a high-pressure petroleum pipeline to a Commerce City refinery.

05/21/2012

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Some Colorado Roadless Areas Get Stiffer Protections

A final proposal for managing 4.2 million acres of roadless forest land in Colorado includes higher protection for 1.2 million of those acres, with even fewer exceptions for roads, power lines or other development, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told The Associated Press.

05/02/2012

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Conservationists Dismayed With Hickenlooper’s Message

Thirteen conservation groups say they’re dismayed with an ad in which Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says the state has had no instances of groundwater contamination associated with drilling and hydraulic fracturing since 2008.

02/27/2012

CBS4's Alan Gionet talks with Dr. Stephen Sonnenberg of the Colorado School of Mines (credit: CBS)

Billions Of Barrels Of Oil Possible Under Colorado

Wattenburg in Colorado is part of a massive expansion of oil production in the lower 48 states, resulting in a change in exports.

01/03/2012

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