Oil Drilling

A drilling operation in Erie (credit: CBS)

Erie Homeowners Feel Duped About Plans For More Drilling

Some homeowners in Erie told CBS4 they feel duped after learning about a plan to add wells for oil and gas drilling behind their new housing development.

06/16/2014

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Front Range Oil, Gas Study Shelved

A divisive proposal to commission a new study about the health effects of drilling along Colorado’s Front Range was defeated Tuesday.

04/29/2014

Greeley elementary school parents organized to oppose a plan to drill within 1,000 feet of their school. (Getty Images)

Energy Company Backs Off Plan To Drill Near School In Greeley

Parents of a Greeley elementary school students have succeeded in blocking an energy company’s plan to drill for oil and natural gas near their school.

04/22/2014

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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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Drilling Health Study Advances In Colorado

A Colorado proposal to commission a new study about the health effects of drilling on the Front Range cleared its first test Tuesday in the state Legislature.

04/01/2014

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Boulder Passes 1-Year Moratorium On Oil & Gas Drilling

There will be no fracking in Boulder for the next year.

06/05/2013

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Hickenlooper Orders Review Of Oil, Gas Fines

Gov. John Hickenlooper is directing the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to review its system of penalties and fines, to make sure public health, safety and the environment are protected.

05/08/2013

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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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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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Oil, Gas Drilling Review Continues In Colorado

The oil and gas drilling debate continues at the Colorado Capitol, where lawmakers will look Thursday at two bills to crack down on the industry.

03/28/2013

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