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Hydraulic Fracturing

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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.

5 hours ago

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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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Colorado Fracking Initiatives Advance After Ruling

Supporters of ballot questions to give more control to local governments over fracking will be able to turn in signatures for six different measures after rulings from the Colorado Supreme Court.

06/30/2014

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Loveland Fracking Vote Doesn’t End Talk Of Special Session

A fracking vote in Loveland hasn’t stopped talk of a special legislative session to tackle new curbs on the oil and gas industry.

06/25/2014

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Another Weld County Quake Prompts Closure Of Injection Well

Experts are looking at the latest in a string of earthquakes to rattle an area near Greeley with questions about whether it’s related to oil and gas operations.

06/24/2014

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Confusion Mars Loveland Fracking Vote

A special election in Loveland on a fracking moratorium has been marred by confusion.

06/24/2014

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5 Things To Know About Colorado Primary Elections

Republicans are deciding on candidates to challenge for the governor’s office, U.S. House of Representatives and legislative seats that could tip the balance of power in the state Senate.

06/24/2014

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People Posing As City Workers Collecting Voters’ Ballots In Loveland

Someone is going around trying to collect voters’ ballots in an election that could put a 2-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing in Loveland.

06/18/2014

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Erie Homeowners Feel Duped About Plans For More Drilling

Some homeowners in Erie told CBS4 they feel duped after learning about a plan to add wells for oil and gas drilling behind their new housing development.

06/16/2014

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Feds Aren’t Inspecting 4 In 10 Higher-Risk Wells

Four in 10 new oil and gas wells near national forests and fragile watersheds or otherwise identified as higher pollution risks escape federal inspection, unchecked by an agency struggling to keep pace with America’s drilling boom.

06/16/2014

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