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Fracking

John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

In Bid To Keep Office, Hickenlooper Touts Strong Economy, Pragmatic Compromise

Hickenlooper cruised into office in 2010 and engineered political goodwill, forged relationships with business and environmental groups, and remained the affable leader most seemed to love. So why the tough fight?

10/22/2014

Bob Beauprez (credit: CBS)

Beauprez Pins State’s Success To Local Control, Hands-Off Government

Bob Beauprez believes he can mount a comeback. He thinks Colorado will, too — if he’s elected.

10/21/2014

A sign in Commerce City (credit: CBS)

Colorado Fracking Panel Meets In Durango

A group studying land disputes over hydraulic fracturing in Colorado is holding its second meeting during its months-long effort to come up with recommendations for state lawmakers next year.

10/09/2014

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Fight For The State Senate Hits The Airwaves

We’re used to seeing the big races and ballot issues fight it out over the TV airwaves, but now the fight for the Colorado State Senate joins the crowded commercial breaks.

09/30/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper and Rep. Jared Polis, left, at an Aug. 4, 2014, news conference announcing a compromise on fracking measures. (credit: CBS)

Colorado Fracking Panel Meets For First Time

Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday told a group he assembled to study land-use clashes between Colorado’s energy industry and homeowners that he’s hopeful the suggestions they give state lawmakers can be a model for other places grappling with the issue.

09/25/2014

A drilling operation in Erie (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Optimistic About Fracking Panel

Gov. John Hickenlooper says resolving land-use conflicts between energy companies and homeowners is one of the most important issues he’s worked on and he’s optimistic a panel he assembled will provide recommendations to minimize clashes.

09/09/2014

A drilling operation in Erie (credit: CBS)

Erie Town Trustees Green Light 13 New Oil & Gas Wells

Despite loud opposition against it, Erie town trustees voted to approve 13 new oil and gas wells Tuesday night.

08/13/2014

A drilling operation in Erie (credit: CBS)

Erie Expected To Approve Construction Of 13 New Oil & Gas Wells

A Colorado town is set to approve the construction of 13 new oil and gas wells.

08/12/2014

A drilling operation in Erie (credit: CBS)

Oil And Gas Regulators Vote To Dismiss Longmont Fracking Suit

Oil and gas regulators in Colorado decided on Thursday to drop a lawsuit against the city of Longmont over its voter-approved energy development ban, but said it reserved the right to sue later if necessary.

08/07/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper: Legislation On Fracking Crucial

Gov. John Hickenlooper says legislation should result next year from a commission he’s created to study hydraulic fracturing in Colorado.

08/06/2014

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