Hydraulic Fracturing

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Fracking Task Force To Meet In Garfield County

A group studying land disputes over hydraulic fracturing in Colorado is meeting in Garfield County.

12/10/2014

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Colorado Families Split As Workers Leave For North Dakota

A number of local families are experiencing separation driven by economic need since the oil and gas industry dropped off in western Garfield County in 2009.

11/15/2014

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Colorado Fracking Panel Meets In Durango

A group studying land disputes over hydraulic fracturing in Colorado is holding its second meeting during its months-long effort to come up with recommendations for state lawmakers next year.

10/09/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper and Rep. Jared Polis, left, at an Aug. 4, 2014, news conference announcing a compromise on fracking measures. (credit: CBS)

Colorado Fracking Panel Meets For First Time

Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday told a group he assembled to study land-use clashes between Colorado’s energy industry and homeowners that he’s hopeful the suggestions they give state lawmakers can be a model for other places grappling with the issue.

09/25/2014

A drilling operation in Erie (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Optimistic About Fracking Panel

Gov. John Hickenlooper says resolving land-use conflicts between energy companies and homeowners is one of the most important issues he’s worked on and he’s optimistic a panel he assembled will provide recommendations to minimize clashes.

09/09/2014

A drilling operation in Erie (credit: CBS)

Erie Town Trustees Green Light 13 New Oil & Gas Wells

Despite loud opposition against it, Erie town trustees voted to approve 13 new oil and gas wells Tuesday night.

08/13/2014

A drilling operation in Erie (credit: CBS)

Erie Expected To Approve Construction Of 13 New Oil & Gas Wells

A Colorado town is set to approve the construction of 13 new oil and gas wells.

08/12/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper: Legislation On Fracking Crucial

Gov. John Hickenlooper says legislation should result next year from a commission he’s created to study hydraulic fracturing in Colorado.

08/06/2014

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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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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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