Agency: Measure Would Put Most Of State Off-Limits To WellsColorado regulators say a proposal to require new oil and gas wells to be at least 2,500 feet from homes and schools would leave 90 percent of the state off-limits to future drilling.
Few Oil & Gas Companies Say They Can't Meet New Flood RulesOnly four of the estimated 500 oil and gas companies operating in Colorado say they can't meet the April 1 deadline to implement new safety rules to limit spills during major floods, according to regulators.
Plans For New School Could Get Burned By Oil & Gas CompanyThe Boulder Valley School District says its plan to build a new, 750-student, K-8 school in Erie will likely be delayed, or discontinued, if an oil and gas development company does not agree to promise not to drill near the proposed campus.
New Colorado Oil, Gas Rules Could Affect Very Few SitesNew rules intended to ease tensions over oil and gas drilling near Colorado communities might have only limited impact, affecting as few as 1 percent of future sites, an analysis by state regulators shows.
Commissioners Move Injection Well Proposal ForwardA company is closer to putting an injection well online with approval from commissioners in a northwest Colorado county.
Earthquakes Near Colorado Wastewater Well DecreaseThe ground around a northern Colorado wastewater injection well has been relatively quiet for more than two months, offering hope that a 10-month string of more than 200 small earthquakes might have subsided.
Colorado Oil, Gas Regulators OK Rules To Limit Flood DamageThe commission that oversees oil and gas regulation in Colorado has adopted rules designed to limit spills during major floods like the one that struck the Front Range in 2013.
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, Gas Regulators To Discuss Flooding RulesColorado regulators are modifying some proposals and defending others designed to keep oilfield facilities safer during big floods like the one that hit the Front Range in 2013.
Regulators: Injection Well Near Earthquakes Broke No RulesState regulators say an injection well near the location of two small earthquakes in Weld County didn't violate its state permit or break any state rules.
Colorado Increases Fines For Oil, Gas Drilling ViolationsColorado regulators have put in place new rules increasing the fines that oil and gas companies could face for violating state rules.
Hickenlooper, Polis Fracking Compromise Would Pull Ballot MeasuresGov. 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.