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U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar at the Democratic National Convention on Sept.4, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Interior Secretary Salazar Leaving Obama’s Cabinet

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.

01/16/2013

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Companies That Drill On Forest Service Land Could See Some Changes

It was one of the most heated exchanges in the last presidential debate — an argument over oil and gas production on federal lands. Now some big changes could be coming for companies that drill on U.S. Forest Service land in the central mountains.

10/22/2012

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Drilling Tax Proposal Faces Colorado Showdown

A controversial tax proposal aimed at stifling local opposition to oil and gas drilling is nearing a decision in the Colorado House.

05/07/2012

Colorado Towns Await Vote On Drilling Tax Proposal

A turf war between Colorado’s local governments and oil and gas companies is heating up.

05/02/2012

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Colorado Governor Prefers State Regulation Of Drilling

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says that like most governors, he prefers state regulation of oil and gas drilling to federal regulation.

03/08/2012

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Negotiations On Drilling At Colorado Park To Proceed

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission has authorized negotiations with Anadarko Petroleum Corp. to allow for energy development at St. Vrain State Park near Longmont, with some restrictions.

01/13/2012

Drilling Projects Proposed In Greeley

Officials say two drilling projects involving dozens of new directional wells are up for consideration in the city of Greeley.

05/24/2011

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