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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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Colorado Democrats Seeing Partial Victories On Oil, Gas

Democrats who came to Denver hoping for a new era of oil and gas oversight this year are having to settle for partial victories taking on the state’s most powerful industry.

04/16/2013

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Drilling Fine Hike Approved In Colorado

Oil and gas drilling fines in Colorado are closer to going up dramatically. The state House gave final approval Monday to hiking the fines dramatically, from a maximum of $1,000 a day to a maximum of $15,000 a day.

04/15/2013

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Colorado Lawmakers Consider Drilling Fees

Democratic efforts to put new limits on oil and gas drillers are continuing.

04/11/2013

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Disclosure Rules For Oil And Gas Pass Colorado House

Colorado House Democrats have passed new restrictions on the state’s powerful oil and gas regulators.

04/09/2013

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Oil, Gas Regulators In Colorado Facing Stricter Rules

Oil and gas regulators in Colorado could face stricter rules to assure residents they’re not unduly helping the industry. That’s under a proposal given preliminary approval in the state House Monday.

04/08/2013

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