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Hydraulic Fracturing

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Hickenlooper Orders Review Of Oil, Gas Fines

Gov. John Hickenlooper is directing the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to review its system of penalties and fines, to make sure public health, safety and the environment are protected.

05/08/2013

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Dems To Introduce At Least 10 Oil & Gas Regulation Bills This Session

A battle over oil and gas regulations is heating up at the Capitol as some lawmakers say more must be done to hold the industry accountable.

03/26/2013

Karen Weitkunat (credit: CBS)

Fort Collins Approves Ban On Fracking

Fort Collins has become the latest city to approve a fracking ban.

03/06/2013

A green goo, or flow-back fluid had been leaking from an oil well in Weld County. (credit: CBS)

Anti-Fracking Group Targets Lafayette City Council

A group called Boulder County United is going after hydraulic fracturing and the group is targeting the Lafayette City Council.

03/05/2013

CBS4's Ty Brennan talks with Fort Collins Mayor Karen Weitkunat (credit: CBS)

A Ban On Fracking In Fort Collins Could Mean Legal Trouble

The Fort Collins City Council was scheduled to meet right Tuesday evening and was expected to ban all oil and gas operations within the city limits. By doing that, it could set itself up for a lawsuit from the state.

03/05/2013

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As Energy Boom Nears Cities, A Backlash Grows

Colorado regulators grappling with a historic energy boom that’s pushing oil rigs to the very doorsteps of suburban schools and homes were among the first in the nation to require companies to disclose the chemicals they use in their new drilling techniques.

02/27/2013

Gov. John Hickelooper talks with CBS4's Shaun Boyd about fracking (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Threatens To Sue Any Town, City That Bans Fracking

Gov. John Hickenlooper says he won’t tolerate cities and towns that ban oil and gas drilling within their borders and he promises to take them to court.

02/26/2013

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Fort Collins Joins List Of Cities Banning Fracking

Fort Collins is the latest city to stop oil and gas exploration after the city council gave initial approval to a ban Tuesday night.

02/20/2013

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Navajo Nation Looks To Coal Energy

Forty years ago, the Navajo Nation and Southern Ute tribes languished side by side, mired in high unemployment and poverty.

02/02/2013

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Fracking Ban Could Be On Fort Collins Ballot In April

A permanent ban on fracking could be on the Fort Collins ballot this April.

01/23/2013

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