Some Colorado lawmakers say cities that ban fracking should have to pay the owners of the mineral rights who are impacted, and the cost could run in the millions of dollars.
While prices at the pump are pleasing to many drivers so far this holiday season, the plummeting prices of oil are a bit concerning for Colorado’s oil and gas industry.
Some homeowners in Erie told CBS4 they feel duped after learning about a plan to add wells for oil and gas drilling behind their new housing development.
State health officials approved a sweeping plan Sunday to reduce air pollution from oil and gas drilling, including the nation’s first statewide limit on methane emissions.
Colorado health officials have extended air pollution talks through the weekend on a sweeping plan to reduce air pollution from oil and gas drilling.
Encana says its new joint venture with the steel manufacturer Nucor Corp. could let it roughly double the natural gas wells it has in Colorado to about 8,000 within 20 years.
Authorities say a man who was killed after a rupture at a natural gas well in northern Colorado was from Wyoming.
There’s a proposal in the works for imposing a 120-day moratorium on new oil and gas drilling in Erie.
Some parents in Erie have comprised a group called “Erie Rising.” They say their issue with an approved fracking project near two of their schools is just the beginning of their fight.
Colorado will require energy companies to disclose the concentrations of all chemicals in hydraulic fracturing and also ask drillers to make public some information about ingredients considered trade secrets.