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Gov. John Hickenlooper and Rep. Jared Polis, left, at an Aug. 4, 2014, news conference announcing a compromise on fracking measures. (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper, Polis Fracking Compromise Would Pull Ballot Measures

Gov. John Hickenlooper and Rep. Jared Polis announced Monday a compromise on Colorado’s contentious fracking issue that’s dominated ballot measures, resulted in a lawsuit and spurred voter-approved bans on drilling.

08/04/2014

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Drilling Waste Well Allowed To Reopen After Quakes

Colorado oil and gas regulators have decided to allow a Weld County wastewater disposal well to reopen, albeit at lower pressures and volumes after two earthquakes.

07/17/2014

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Injection Well Closed During Investigation Into What Caused Earthquakes In Weld County

The commission investigating seismic activity near wastewater disposal sites in Weld County met Friday afternoon to discuss developments since it ordered an injection well temporarily shut down.

06/27/2014

Quakes tracked in Oklahoma (credit: CBS)

Investigation Continues Into Greeley Quake, Wastewater Injection Well

The commission investigating seismic activity near wastewater disposal sites in Weld County is meeting this afternoon to discuss developments since it ordered an injection well temporarily shut down.

06/27/2014

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Another Weld County Quake Prompts Closure Of Injection Well

Experts are looking at the latest in a string of earthquakes to rattle an area near Greeley with questions about whether it’s related to oil and gas operations.

06/24/2014

William Yeck (credit: CBS)

Seismologists Look At Oil & Gas Development In Greeley Quake Area

An earthquake occurred in Greeley for the first time in more than forty years, and now seismologists are taking a close look at the oil and gas development in the area.

06/11/2014

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Community Confronts Controversial Fracking Operation In Greeley

Residents on Monday got their chance to confront oil and gas executives about a controversial fracking operation involving four wells just a few hundred feet from Northridge High School in Greeley.

05/13/2014

Greeley elementary school parents organized to oppose a plan to drill within 1,000 feet of their school. (Getty Images)

Energy Company Backs Off Plan To Drill Near School In Greeley

Parents of a Greeley elementary school students have succeeded in blocking an energy company’s plan to drill for oil and natural gas near their school.

04/22/2014

A damaged oil tank in Weld County (credit: CBS)

Oil, Gas Regulators Say Next Flood Could Be Worse

The nearly 92,000 gallons of oil and polluted water that spilled from storage tanks during last fall’s catastrophic Colorado flood have washed away without a trace, but future floods could be more damaging, state regulators said Monday.

03/17/2014

A damaged oil tank in Weld County (credit: CBS)

What Oil & Gas Industry Learned From Last Fall’s Flooding

The devastating flooding that struck Colorado last fall not only ravaged roads, destroyed homes and entire communities but also shut down the state’s main petroleum-producing region.

02/06/2014

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