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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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Panel Adopts New Spill Reporting Rules In Colorado

Colorado drilling regulators have adopted new reporting requirements for spills of oil and exploration and production waste.

12/17/2013

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Colorado Energy Regulators Weigh Stricter Spill Rules

Colorado oil and gas regulators are considering new spill rules that are stricter than those passed by state lawmakers.

12/16/2013

A toppled oil well in Weld County near Milliken on Sept. 19, 2013. (credit: CBS)

15th Oil Spill Due To Flooding Found Near Greeley

DENVER (AP) – Another oil spill due to flooding has been found in northern Colorado, bringing the total amount of oil released in and near the South Platte River to about 43,000 gallons, state regulators […]

10/02/2013

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

Colorado Drilling Regulators Warn Of Damaged Tanks

People are being warned to stay away from oil and gas production equipment damaged in Colorado’s flooding as state regulators assess damage to drilling sites.

10/02/2013

A toppled oil well in Weld County near Milliken on Sept. 19, 2013. (credit: CBS)

2 New Oil Spills Reported In Northern Colorado

Two new oil spills have been discovered as inspectors continue to survey flooding damage to oil and gas wells in Weld County.

09/30/2013

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