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.
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.
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.
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.
Despite loud opposition against it, Erie town trustees voted to approve 13 new oil and gas wells Tuesday night.
A Colorado town is set to approve the construction of 13 new oil and gas wells.
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.
Gov. John Hickenlooper says legislation should result next year from a commission he’s created to study hydraulic fracturing in Colorado.
While the big compromise announced this week may keep fracking off of the 2014 ballot, it may have only intensified the fight in the next round.
Not everyone is happy about a fracking compromise announced on Monday.