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.
State OKs Oil-Gas Rules Giving Cities, Counties Limited SayColorado regulators approved new rules Monday intended to ease the conflicts that arise when oil and gas rigs show up near homes and schools.
New Colorado Oil, Gas Rules Could Affect Very Few SitesNew rules intended to ease tensions over oil and gas drilling near Colorado communities might have only limited impact, affecting as few as 1 percent of future sites, an analysis by state regulators shows.
Regulator: Colorado Has 2,000 Oil, Gas Wells Per InspectorColorado's top oil and gas regulator says the state has about 2,000 active wells for every inspector and would need to add one inspector a year to keep up with recent trends.
Oil, Gas Regulators Say Next Flood Could Be WorseThe nearly 92,000 gallons of oil and polluted water that spilled from storage tanks during last fall's catastrophic Colorado flood have washed away without a trace, but future floods could be more damaging, state regulators said Monday.
Colorado Oil, Gas Regulators Discuss Flood DamageOil and gas regulators are discussing whether to create new rules after more than a dozen spills of petroleum products were blamed on major flooding last September.
Earthquake And Drilling Link Prompts Colorado ReviewRecent earthquakes in Colorado and elsewhere were induced by a drilling procedure to dispose of wastewater, federal geologists planned to argue in a report announced Wednesday.