Fracking

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

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

Fracking Compromise May Create a Bigger Fight in 2016

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.

08/05/2014

Activists protest a fracking compromise between Gov. Hickenlooper and Rep. Jared Polis (credit: CBS)

Anti-Fracking Activists Tell Rep. Polis They’re Upset With Compromise

Not everyone is happy about a fracking compromise announced on Monday.

08/05/2014

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

Hickenlooper, Polis Fracking Compromise Would Pull Ballot Measures

Gov. John Hickenlooper and Rep. Jared Polis announced Monday a compromise on Colorado’s contentious fracking issue that’s dominated ballot measures, resulted in a lawsuit and spurred voter-approved bans on drilling.

08/04/2014

A sign in Commerce City (credit: CBS)

Judge Strikes Down Longmont’s Fracking Ban

A district judge has struck down Longmont’s voter-approved ban on hydraulic fracturing, but stayed her decision while the city considers an appeal.

07/24/2014

A sign in Commerce City (credit: CBS)

Future Of Fracking Put To Voters In Colorado

The issue of whether local communities should have more control over fracking seems to be headed to voters on the November ballot.

07/16/2014

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