There’s a battle emerging over fracking rights on Native American tribal lands.
The ground around a northern Colorado wastewater injection well has been relatively quiet for more than two months, offering hope that a 10-month string of more than 200 small earthquakes might have subsided.
Hydraulic fracturing to drill for oil and natural gas has not caused widespread harm to drinking water in the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday in a report that also warned of potential contamination of water supplies if safeguards are not maintained.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This week, a late comedian’s likeness can’t be used for quite some time and a late poet gets honored.
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.