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.
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.
Boulder County Commissioner Elise Jones says communities should be able to enact local rules for oil and gas drilling, on top of state rules.
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.
Despite the Safe Drinking Water Act, you and your family may be drinking dirty water.
Fort Collins has become the latest city to approve a fracking ban.
A group called Boulder County United is going after hydraulic fracturing and the group is targeting the Lafayette City Council.
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.
One group is calling on the governor for a statewide moratorium on fracking.
Colorado regulators grappling with a historic energy boom that’s pushing oil rigs to the very doorsteps of suburban schools and homes were among the first in the nation to require companies to disclose the chemicals they use in their new drilling techniques.