No Appeal Planned After Oil, Gas Rules Kept Off Ballot Supporters of tougher restrictions on the oil and gas industry in Colorado said Wednesday they won't appeal a ruling by the state's top elections official that kept two proposed constitutional amendments off the November ballot.
Feds, Law Professors Say Judge Wrong To Block Fracking RulesA federal judge in Wyoming was wrong to block rules for hydraulic fracturing on federal land, a group of law professors and lawyers for the federal government said in new court documents.
New Data Will Help Colorado Study Health Effects Of FrackingNew data on air pollution from fracking wells in Colorado will be a big help in assessing whether the emissions are harmful to human health, state officials say.
Colorado's Battle Over Regulating Fracking Shifts To BallotColorado's battle over who should regulate fracking - and how much - now shifts to the November election after the state Supreme Court overturned attempts by local governments to impose their own rules.
State Supreme Court's Fracking Ruling Will Have Dramatic Impact On Limiting EffortsThe Colorado Supreme Court on Monday struck down local hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, bans and moratoriums. The ruling will have a dramatic impact on efforts to limit the controversial method of producing oil and gas.
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.