Colorado Severance Tax Refund Bill AdvancesThe state Senate has passed a bill to pay $115 million in tax refunds -- not to people, but to oil and gas companies.
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.
Colorado Governor Touts Air Pollution RulesColorado 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.
Environmental Groups Want To Join Longmont Drilling CaseTwo environmental groups want to help defend Longmont's oil and gas regulations, which are stricter than new rules passed by state regulators this week.
Bill Aims To Speed Up Oil, Gas Permitting ProcessRep. Mike Coffman has introduced legislation to streamline the process for getting oil and gas drilling permits on leases of federal land.