Colorado House Defeats Local Control Fracking BillColorado's Democrat-led House has defeated a bill to reassert local government control over the siting of oil and gas drilling.
Fracking Ballot Initiative Gets State OK For Petition DriveBackers of a proposal that would let local governments regulate or ban fracking have won approval to circulate petitions to put it before voters.
Both Sides Pack Greeley City Council Meeting Over FrackingTo frack or not to frack? That was the question in Greeley Tuesday night at a city council meeting.
Demonstrators Block BLM Office Entrance To Protest Mineral Rights AuctionOil and gas rights on 90,000 acres of Colorado’s public land went up for auction Thursday. Dozens of protesters showed up, demanding to “keep it in the ground.”
Judge Blocks Federal Oil, Gas Drilling Rules Pending LawsuitA judge on Wednesday blocked new nationwide regulations for oil and gas drilling on federal lands from taking effect while a lawsuit moves ahead.
Colorado, Other Drilling States Guided On Handling QuakesA group of U.S. drilling states, seismologists, academics and industry experts issued guidance Monday in a frank new report on handling human-induced earthquakes caused by hydraulic fracturing or the disposal of fracking wastewater.
Colorado's High Court To Decide If Cities Can Ban FrackingThe Colorado Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether cities can ban hydraulic fracturing, stepping into a high-stakes battle over whether local governments can impose tougher oil and gas rules than the state.
Colorado's High Court To Decide If Cities Can Ban FrackingThe Colorado Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether cities can ban hydraulic fracturing, stepping into a high-stakes battle over whether local governments can impose tougher oil and gas rules than the state.
Local Fracking Bans Could Go Before Colorado High Court SoonColorado's battle over who should regulate fracking could be on the fast track to the state Supreme Court.
Southern Ute Indian Tribe Challenges New Federal Fracking RuleThere's a battle emerging over fracking rights on Native American tribal lands.
EPA: No Widespread Harm To Drinking Water From FrackingHydraulic fracturing to drill for oil and natural gas has not caused widespread harm to drinking water in the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday in a report that also warned of potential contamination of water supplies if safeguards are not maintained.
Report: Colorado Among Areas Shaken By Man-Made EarthquakesGovernment scientists say more than a dozen regions in the United States, including Colorado, have experienced a rise in man-made earthquakes in recent years.

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