While a state commission reviews maps to minimize the impact of the oil and gas industry on wildlife, residents in northern Colorado want to know more about the effect on humans.
Natural gas production in Colorado could increase dramatically over the next few years after the Department of Energy cleared the way for more gas to be exported.
Some northern Colorado communities are looking to strictly regulate oil and gas drilling rather than stopping it all together.
Oil and gas drillers could be charged new fees to help local governments under a bill that passed the state House Friday.
Oil and gas drilling fines in Colorado are closer to going up dramatically. The state House gave final approval Monday to hiking the fines dramatically, from a maximum of $1,000 a day to a maximum of $15,000 a day.
Environmentalists and energy companies are offering different opinions as the Bureau of Land Management re-examines its plan for oil and gas development on the Roan Plateau.
Environments are concerned after Gov. John Hickenlooper said Colorado has an obligation to sue Fort Collins over banning oil and gas development within its city limits.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says natural gas drilling is helping the economic recovery and reducing pollution but requires strong regulation now that wells are coming closer to populated areas.
The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has made a decision that has upset both environmentalists and drilling companies.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, who oversaw a moratorium on offshore drilling after the BP oil spill and promoted alternative energy sources throughout the nation, will step down in March.