Court Decision Could Sway Colorado Battle Over Oil-Gas RulesColorado regulators can put more weight on protecting public health and the environment when they draw up rules for oil and gas drilling, the state's second-highest court said Thursday, giving environmentalists and others a new tool to argue for stricter regulations.
Colorado Considers Felony For Tampering With Oil, Gas DrillsA Republican proposal to increase penalties for tampering with oil and gas equipment has cleared an important hurdle.
Colorado Oil And Gas Proposals Fall Short On SignaturesColorado's top elections official says backers of two proposed ballot measures to change how oil and gas drilling is regulated have failed to get enough signatures to get them on this fall's ballot.
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.
Colorado House Rejects Drill-Limit PenaltiesDemocrats in the Colorado House have rejected a proposal to penalize communities that ban the drilling practice of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
Colorado Oil, Gas Regulators To Discuss Flooding RulesColorado regulators are modifying some proposals and defending others designed to keep oilfield facilities safer during big floods like the one that hit the Front Range in 2013.
Residents 'Frustrated, Anxious' After Maps Created To Show Oil & Gas LeasesThere's concern drilling and fracking could soon be happening in Arapahoe County after the group Conservation Colorado released a map showing the oil and gas leases filed in the last five years.
State Senator: Residents Don't Have Good Access To Oil, Gas PlansA Democratic lawmaker says Coloradans don't have good access to information about oil and gas drilling that might occur near homes and schools.
Governor's Drilling Task Force Meeting In GreeleyGov. John Hickenlooper's task force on oil and gas drilling is holding two days of meetings in Greeley, six weeks before it's due to make recommendations.
Report: Bird Needs 3-Mile Buffer From DrillingA government study with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says the breeding grounds of a struggling bird species need a 3-mile or larger buffer from oil and gas drilling, wind farms and solar projects.
Hickenlooper, Polis Fracking Compromise Would Pull Ballot MeasuresGov. John Hickenlooper and Rep. Jared Polis announced Monday a compromise on Colorado's contentious fracking issue that's dominated ballot measures, resulted in a lawsuit and spurred voter-approved bans on drilling.
Hickenlooper Asks Public To Reject Oil, Gas LimitsA day after giving up on efforts to call a special legislative session on oil and gas drilling, Gov. John Hickenlooper appealed to the public Thursday to decry possible ballot measures to curb the industry.