Colorado Oil And Gas Conservation Commission
A battle over oil and gas regulations is heating up at the Capitol as some lawmakers say more must be done to hold the industry accountable.
A Democrat from Longmont has introduced two bills aimed at the oil and gas industry.
State officials say PDC Energy estimates 84,000 gallons of fracking flowback water sprayed out from one of its oil wells after a mechanical problem this week.
The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has made a decision that has upset both environmentalists and drilling companies.
Colorado regulators are delaying a vote on new rules that would require bigger buffer zones around oil and gas wells.
Colorado regulators gave initial approval Wednesday to rules meant to limit the effects of oil and gas drilling on homes, including a rule increasing the distance that rigs must be from occupied buildings.
Colorado officials are launching a study of emissions tied to oil and gas development following a hearing by regulators that questions the science needed for making rules.
Colorado oil and natural gas regulators are nearing the end of a three-day hearing to consider proposed new rules.
Colorado oil and natural gas regulators are heading into their second day of hearings to review proposed new rules.
Colorado oil and natural gas regulators on Monday approved rules making the state the first to require energy companies to do groundwater sampling both before and after they drill.