Rep. Jared Polis says he won’t stop trying to get oil and gas drilling out of his neighborhood. The congressman has been active in the fracking debate in Colorado for years and has even sponsored several bills to regulate it.
The cities of Greeley and Loveland have shown this week how truly complicated the issues of fracking and drilling for oil will continue to be in the state of Colorado.
Opponents of hydraulic fracturing have turned in petitions seeking to ban the practice in Lafayette.
While a state commission reviews maps to minimize the impact of the oil and gas industry on wildlife, residents in northern Colorado want to know more about the effect on humans.
Natural gas production in Colorado could increase dramatically over the next few years after the Department of Energy cleared the way for more gas to be exported.
There will be no fracking in Boulder for the next year.
Some northern Colorado communities are looking to strictly regulate oil and gas drilling rather than stopping it all together.
The Obama administration is proposing a rule that would require companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to publicly disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations.
A group of mothers in Boulder County are taking on big oil in the middle of a battle against hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
They packed committee hearings, waved signs and even publicly heckled Colorado’s governor. But oil and gas drilling critics saw one political failure after another in the legislative session that ended this week.