Colorado Oil And Gas

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

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Colorado Governor Touts Air Pollution Rules

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is touting the state’s new air pollution curbs on the oil and gas industry – but he insists that local efforts to curb drilling run afoul of constitutional property rights.

02/25/2014

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Environmental Groups Want To Join Longmont Drilling Case

Two environmental groups want to help defend Longmont’s oil and gas regulations, which are stricter than new rules passed by state regulators this week.

02/14/2013

Rep. Mike Coffman (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Bill Aims To Speed Up Oil, Gas Permitting Process

Rep. Mike Coffman has introduced legislation to streamline the process for getting oil and gas drilling permits on leases of federal land.

06/27/2011

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