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Higher Drilling Fines Approved By Colorado House

A bill to increase fines on the oil and gas industry is on its way to the Colorado Senate after the state House gave it final approval Monday.

04/21/2014

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Strange-Looking Trucks Used To Look Underneath Town Of Windsor

There’s an interesting scene in one small community in Northern Colorado — an odd-looking truck is shaking things up.

03/06/2014

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Brighton Suspends Oil, Gas Drilling Applications

The Brighton City Council says the city won’t accept new applications for oil and gas drilling until July 15.

03/05/2014

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Colorado Opens 4 Days Of Air Pollution Hearings

New air pollution rules for Colorado’s oil and gas industry go up for public comment Wednesday.

02/19/2014

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Colorado Oil, Gas Regulators Discuss Flood Damage

Oil 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.

02/06/2014

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Colorado Energy Regulators Weigh Stricter Spill Rules

Colorado oil and gas regulators are considering new spill rules that are stricter than those passed by state lawmakers.

12/16/2013

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Oil, Gas Industry Sues 2 Front Range Towns Over Fracking Votes

Colorado’s largest oil and gas industry group has filed a lawsuit against two Front Range towns that voted last month to ban hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

12/03/2013

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Colorado Proposes Oil, Gas Air-Quality Crackdown

Under pressure to tighten air quality standards for oil and gas drillers, Colorado officials on Monday proposed the nation’s first statewide standards for methane emissions and other heightened safeguards.

11/18/2013

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Flood Waters Impact Oil & Gas Wells In Colorado

Oil and gas officials and state regulators say it’s unclear if flooded drilling sites around Colorado will result in any groundwater or soil contamination.

09/16/2013

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Mothers Mobilize To Learn More About Fracking Near Schools

A group of mothers has mobilized to learn more about fracking near their children’s schools.

09/05/2013

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