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Fracking Task Force Proposals Sets the Starting Bell for Ballot Issues

Now that the Oil and Gas Task Force did its job and provided proposals for regulating fracking in Colorado, the inevitable race to the ballot box begins.

02/26/2015

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Group Backs Off Plan To Put Fracking Ban On Colorado Ballot

An activist group on Thursday backed off its earlier announcement that it would to try to get a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing on the Colorado ballot and said it would instead try to persuade Gov. John Hickenlooper to halt the practice.

02/26/2015

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Keystone XL Veto Could Make A Case Against Fracking

The move to veto showcases the Obama administration’s focus on climate change and sheds light on the growing concerns over fracking.

02/26/2015

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Colorado House Rejects Drill-Limit Penalties

Democrats in the Colorado House have rejected a proposal to penalize communities that ban the drilling practice of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

02/25/2015

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Oil-Gas Panel Suggests Consulting Role For Local Government

A Colorado task force is recommending that local governments be given a consulting role on some decisions about the location of large oil and gas facilities.

02/24/2015

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Colorado Oil, Gas Debate Resumes As Task Force Finishes Work

Activists said Tuesday they would try to put a measure on the 2016 ballot to ban hydraulic fracturing in Colorado.

02/24/2015

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Defying GOP, Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.

02/24/2015

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GOP Moves Pro-Fracking Measure Ahead Of Report

Republicans in Colorado’s Senate have advanced a pro-fracking measure that makes a statement in advance of a long-awaited report on new limits on the oil and gas industry.

02/20/2015

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Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking Oversight

Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.

02/17/2015

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Residents ‘Frustrated, Anxious’ After Maps Created To Show Oil & Gas Leases

There’s concern drilling and fracking could soon be happening in Arapahoe County after the group Conservation Colorado released a map showing the oil and gas leases filed in the last five years.

02/16/2015

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