Oil and Gas

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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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Colorado Drilling Regulators Update Wildlife Maps

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is reviewing maps to minimize the impact the industry has on wildlife.

06/26/2013

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Encana Shuts Down 32 Gas Wells Due To Wildfires

Encana Corp. has shut down 32 natural gas wells in central Colorado because of a nearby wildfire.

06/14/2013

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Oil, Gas Influence On Colorado Politics Questioned

The oil and gas industry in Colorado exerts an outsize influence on state politics, and its generous political spending might be the reason, suggests a report out Thursday from a left-leaning watchdog group.

05/30/2013

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Water Testing Bill Moves Dems Closer To Showdown

Colorado Democrats are closer to an intraparty clash over oil and gas drilling after a House vote to forward a water-testing bill opposed by Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper.

05/01/2013

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Senate Committee To Hear Plan For Drilling Limits

The Colorado Legislature is mulling Democratic bills to clamp down on oil and gas producers.

04/22/2013

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Local Drilling Fees Clear Colorado House

Oil and gas drillers could be charged new fees to help local governments under a bill that passed the state House Friday.

04/19/2013

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