A group studying land disputes over hydraulic fracturing in Colorado is meeting in Garfield County.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Despite loud opposition against it, Erie town trustees voted to approve 13 new oil and gas wells Tuesday night.
A Colorado town is set to approve the construction of 13 new oil and gas wells.
Gov. John Hickenlooper says legislation should result next year from a commission he’s created to study hydraulic fracturing in Colorado.
A district judge has struck down Longmont’s voter-approved ban on hydraulic fracturing, but stayed her decision while the city considers an appeal.
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.