Proposals For Local Input On Oil, Gas Locations Under FireAn energy industry group says proposed rules to give local governments a say in the location of new oil and gas wells go too far, but environmental groups say they don't do enough.
Colorado's High Court To Decide If Cities Can Ban FrackingThe Colorado Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether cities can ban hydraulic fracturing, stepping into a high-stakes battle over whether local governments can impose tougher oil and gas rules than the state.
Head Of Colorado Oil, Gas Industry Group Stepping DownThe head of the Colorado's most visible oil and gas industry group is stepping down after more than five years on the job amid the state's tumultuous drilling boom.
Oil-Gas Panel Suggests Consulting Role For Local GovernmentA Colorado task force is recommending that local governments be given a consulting role on some decisions about the location of large oil and gas facilities.
Colorado Oil And Gas Industry May See Big Changes olorado's tensions over oil and gas production have threatened to boil over this year.
Ranchers, Farmers Eye Flooded Waterways With ConcernAs 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.
Flood Waters Impact Oil & Gas Wells In ColoradoOil and gas officials and state regulators say it’s unclear if flooded drilling sites around Colorado will result in any groundwater or soil contamination.
Oil, Gas Influence On Colorado Politics QuestionedThe 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.
As Energy Boom Nears Cities, A Backlash GrowsColorado 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.
Colorado Oil And Gas Supporters Fight RegulationsColorado business groups are rallying against a ban approved by Longmont voters banning hydraulic fracturing in their city.
Colorado Court Rules Against Wyoming Gas PipelineThe 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.
Some Colorado Roadless Areas Get Stiffer ProtectionsA 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.