Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission

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Oil And Gas Regulators Vote To Dismiss Longmont Fracking Suit

Oil and gas regulators in Colorado decided on Thursday to drop a lawsuit against the city of Longmont over its voter-approved energy development ban, but said it reserved the right to sue later if necessary.

08/07/2014

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Colorado Proposes Oil, Gas Air-Quality Crackdown

Under pressure to tighten air quality standards for oil and gas drillers, Colorado officials on Monday proposed the nation’s first statewide standards for methane emissions and other heightened safeguards.

11/18/2013

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Water Testing Bill Moves Dems Closer To Showdown

Colorado Democrats are closer to an intraparty clash over oil and gas drilling after a House vote to forward a water-testing bill opposed by Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper.

05/01/2013

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Disclosure Rules For Oil And Gas Pass Colorado House

Colorado House Democrats have passed new restrictions on the state’s powerful oil and gas regulators.

04/09/2013

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Oil, Gas Regulators In Colorado Facing Stricter Rules

Oil and gas regulators in Colorado could face stricter rules to assure residents they’re not unduly helping the industry. That’s under a proposal given preliminary approval in the state House Monday.

04/08/2013

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Oil, Gas Regulators Under Scrutiny In Colorado

The oil and gas industry is getting unusual scrutiny these days in Colorado, where Democrats in charge of the Legislature are tapping on the pedestal occupied by a business once considered so powerful that lawmakers left it alone.

03/28/2013

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GOP Drilling Proposal Defeated In Colorado Senate

A Republican plan to boost the state oil and gas industry has been rejected in the Colorado Legislature.

02/16/2012

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Obama Promotes Energy In Colorado, A State Divided By It

President Barack Obama had good reason to choose Colorado for a backdrop Thursday talking about energy policies.

01/25/2012

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Drilling Advances Prompt Escalating Fight In Colorado

New technology is putting oil and gas drills closer to populated areas than ever before — creating tension in Colorado over who regulates where drilling can and can’t be done.

01/21/2012

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