Demonstrators Block BLM Office Entrance To Protest Mineral Rights AuctionOil and gas rights on 90,000 acres of Colorado’s public land went up for auction Thursday. Dozens of protesters showed up, demanding to “keep it in the ground.”
Hickenlooper Tests AG Coffman's Power To Sue Federal GovernmentGov. John Hickenlooper asked the Colorado Supreme Court on Wednesday to rule that he, not the state's attorney general, has the final say on whether to sue the federal government.
Judge Blocks Federal Oil, Gas Drilling Rules Pending LawsuitA judge on Wednesday blocked new nationwide regulations for oil and gas drilling on federal lands from taking effect while a lawsuit moves ahead.
Colorado, Other Drilling States Guided On Handling QuakesA group of U.S. drilling states, seismologists, academics and industry experts issued guidance Monday in a frank new report on handling human-induced earthquakes caused by hydraulic fracturing or the disposal of fracking wastewater.
Nebraska Oil Commission Praised, Panned After Hearing Over Colorado CompanyOpponents have renewed calls for eliminating the agency that regulates Nebraska's oil and gas industry, saying its decision on an oil production wastewater site posed a reckless threat to groundwater.
Colorado's High Court To Decide If Cities Can Ban FrackingThe Colorado Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether cities can ban hydraulic fracturing, stepping into a high-stakes battle over whether local governments can impose tougher oil and gas rules than the state.
Colorado's High Court To Decide If Cities Can Ban FrackingThe Colorado Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether cities can ban hydraulic fracturing, stepping into a high-stakes battle over whether local governments can impose tougher oil and gas rules than the state.
Local Fracking Bans Could Go Before Colorado High Court SoonColorado's battle over who should regulate fracking could be on the fast track to the state Supreme Court.
Southern Ute Indian Tribe Challenges New Federal Fracking RuleThere's a battle emerging over fracking rights on Native American tribal lands.
Earthquakes Near Colorado Wastewater Well DecreaseThe 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.
EPA: No Widespread Harm To Drinking Water From FrackingHydraulic 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.
Rare Joint Appearance: Hickenlooper, Gardner Address Future Of Oil & GasGov. 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.