Any attempt to give local governments more control over oil and gas drilling in Colorado must protect the rights of people who own underground mineral rights, Gov. John Hickenlooper said Friday.
An activist group on Thursday backed off its earlier announcement that it would to try to get a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing on the Colorado ballot and said it would instead try to persuade Gov. John Hickenlooper to halt the practice.
A Colorado task force is recommending that local governments be given a consulting role on some decisions about the location of large oil and gas facilities.
Activists said Tuesday they would try to put a measure on the 2016 ballot to ban hydraulic fracturing in Colorado.
Colorado Democrats added funding Tuesday for a program that lets immigrant drivers get a license regardless of their legal status.
Denver International Airport turns 20 years old this month, and is celebrating the anniversary with a collection of new recordings on terminal-concourse trains.
Mineral owners would get compensation from local governments that restrict fracking under a bill being considered by Colorado lawmakers.
Waiting time at Colorado’s 36 Division of Motor Vehicle Offices are still stretching into the 2 to 3 hour range despite repeated indications from state officials that they would be down to 15 minutes.
A coalition including conservationists and neighborhood activists is asking Denver’s mayor and City Council to block fracking in the city and the river valleys that supply its drinking water.
Repeat DUI offenders in Colorado will face tougher penalties under a bill lawmakers are considering this year.