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.
A district judge has struck down Longmont’s voter-approved ban on hydraulic fracturing, but stayed her decision while the city considers an appeal.
The issue of whether local communities should have more control over fracking seems to be headed to voters on the November ballot.
Gov. John Hickenlooper said Wednesday that he won’t call a special legislative session seeking to grant communities more control over Colorado’s booming oil and gas industry.
An administrative law judge in Denver is hearing a complaint alleging that a group promoting fracking limits isn’t properly disclosing its source of money.
Supporters of ballot questions to give more control to local governments over fracking will be able to turn in signatures for six different measures after rulings from the Colorado Supreme Court.
The commission investigating seismic activity near wastewater disposal sites in Weld County is meeting this afternoon to discuss developments since it ordered an injection well temporarily shut down.
A fracking vote in Loveland hasn’t stopped talk of a special legislative session to tackle new curbs on the oil and gas industry.
Coloradans made choices in three congressional primaries, a gubernatorial contest and a fracking moratorium in Tuesday’s primaries.
Experts are looking at the latest in a string of earthquakes to rattle an area near Greeley with questions about whether it’s related to oil and gas operations.