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Group Of Moms In Boulder County Taking On Big Oil

A group of mothers in Boulder County are taking on big oil in the middle of a battle against hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

05/11/2013

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Drilling Critics Mull Next Steps After Defeats

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.

05/10/2013

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Hickenlooper Orders Review Of Oil, Gas Fines

Gov. John Hickenlooper is directing the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to review its system of penalties and fines, to make sure public health, safety and the environment are protected.

05/08/2013

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Hickenlooper’s Growing Fracking Problem

Recent debate hecklers and cities unafraid of lawsuits are showing that the issue of fracking may force Governor John Hickenlooper into an unfamiliar and an unpopular decision.

04/03/2013

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Boulder Commissioner Debates Governor On Fracking

Boulder County Commissioner Elise Jones says communities should be able to enact local rules for oil and gas drilling, on top of state rules.

04/02/2013

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Dems To Introduce At Least 10 Oil & Gas Regulation Bills This Session

A battle over oil and gas regulations is heating up at the Capitol as some lawmakers say more must be done to hold the industry accountable.

03/26/2013

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Drinking Dirty Water: Is America’s Water Safety In Jeopardy?

Despite the Safe Drinking Water Act, you and your family may be drinking dirty water.

03/13/2013

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Fort Collins Approves Ban On Fracking

Fort Collins has become the latest city to approve a fracking ban.

03/06/2013

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Anti-Fracking Group Targets Lafayette City Council

A group called Boulder County United is going after hydraulic fracturing and the group is targeting the Lafayette City Council.

03/05/2013

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A Ban On Fracking In Fort Collins Could Mean Legal Trouble

The Fort Collins City Council was scheduled to meet right Tuesday evening and was expected to ban all oil and gas operations within the city limits. By doing that, it could set itself up for a lawsuit from the state.

03/05/2013

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