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Gov. John Hickenlooper and U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner at the Vital for Colorado breakfast (credit: CBS)

Rare Joint Appearance: Hickenlooper, Gardner Address Future Of Oil & Gas

Gov. John Hickenlooper and U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner made a rare joint appearance on Wednesday to address the future of oil and gas development in Colorado.

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Report: Man-Made Earthquakes Shake Over A Dozen Areas In US

More than a dozen areas in the United States have been shaken in recent years by small earthquakes triggered by oil and gas drilling, a government report released Thursday found.

04/23/2015

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Report: Colorado Among Areas Shaken By Man-Made Earthquakes

Government scientists say more than a dozen regions in the United States, including Colorado, have experienced a rise in man-made earthquakes in recent years.

04/23/2015

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Explosion Cleanup Is A Priority For Oil & Gas Commission

The Colorado Oil and Gas Commission is taking an interest in making sure there aren’t any environmental impacts from last week’s fracking wastewater tank explosion in Weld County.

04/21/2015

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Fire Department Opts To Let Tank Fire In Weld County Burn Itself Out

A fire at a fracking wastewater facility in Weld County started Friday afternoon when a tank was struck by lightning. On Saturday crews were on site making sure the wastewater didn’t go into irrigation ditches or the soil.

04/19/2015

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This Week: Robin Williams Is Protected & Maya Angelou Gets Stamped

This week, a late comedian’s likeness can’t be used for quite some time and a late poet gets honored.

04/10/2015

Jeb Bush at the event in Denver on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Jeb Bush Says Colorado Would Be A Great Place To Announce His Candidacy

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush was in Colorado on Tuesday and spoke at the Brown Palace in Denver as part of a town hall event.

04/07/2015

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Scientists Launch Study Of Emissions Over Fracking Sites

Researchers are taking to the air to measure trace gas emissions over production sites in the Bakken oil fields of North Dakota, the Niobrara shale formation of northern Colorado and Wyoming, and the Four Corners area.

03/23/2015

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Democrats Reintroduce ‘Frack Pack’ Oil And Gas Regulations

A group of bills called the “Frack Pack” announced Thursday by four Democratic congressmen would impose more stringent federal environmental regulations on a domestic petroleum industry lately suffering from its own success amid a persistent downturn in oil prices.

03/19/2015

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USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution Link

A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.

03/04/2015

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