Hydraulic Fracturing

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State Lawmakers Gear Up For Battle Over Fracking

A legislative battle over fracking is looming in Colorado, with Republicans taking the stance that mineral owners should be compensated when a local government bans or restricts energy development.

01/23/2015

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Governor’s Drilling Task Force Meeting In Greeley

Gov. John Hickenlooper’s task force on oil and gas drilling is holding two days of meetings in Greeley, six weeks before it’s due to make recommendations.

01/15/2015

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Hickenlooper To Deliver State Of The State Address

Gov. John Hickenlooper’s annual State of the State address Thursday is likely to highlight Colorado’s economic prosperity during the past four years, and focus on looming budgetary challenges because of constitutional spending limits.

01/15/2015

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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

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