Fracking

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

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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

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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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Hickenlooper: No Special Session On Fracking

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.

07/16/2014

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Hearing Held On Fracking Campaign Finance Dispute

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.

07/09/2014

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Colorado Fracking Initiatives Advance After Ruling

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.

06/30/2014

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Investigation Continues Into Greeley Quake, Wastewater Injection Well

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.

06/27/2014

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Loveland Fracking Vote Doesn’t End Talk Of Special Session

A fracking vote in Loveland hasn’t stopped talk of a special legislative session to tackle new curbs on the oil and gas industry.

06/25/2014

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5 Things To Know About Colorado Primary Elections

Coloradans made choices in three congressional primaries, a gubernatorial contest and a fracking moratorium in Tuesday’s primaries.

06/25/2014

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Another Weld County Quake Prompts Closure Of Injection Well

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.

06/24/2014

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