Oil Drilling

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Report: Man-Made Earthquakes Shake Over A Dozen Areas In US

More than a dozen areas in the United States have been shaken in recent years by small earthquakes triggered by oil and gas drilling, a government report released Thursday found.

04/23/2015

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State Drilling Panel Reviews Proposals As Deadline Nears

Gov. John Hickenlooper’s task force on oil and gas is discussing proposals to force energy companies to disclose all the chemicals they use in hydraulic fracturing.

02/02/2015

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Sen. Bennet Seeks Limit On Energy Exploration

Sen. Michael Bennet’s office on Tuesday said the Democrat will reintroduce a bill to limit energy exploration in an area south of Glenwood Springs.

12/30/2014

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Federal Government Limits Drilling In White River National Forest

The federal government is making more than 90 percent of the 2.2-million-acre White River National Forest off-limits to future energy exploration.

12/09/2014

Pawnee Buttes National Grasslands  (credit: Gay Isis from Greeley)

New Drilling Plan For Pawnee Grassland Drafted

Federal authorities have proposed making nearly all federally owned and unleased areas of the Pawnee National Grassland in eastern Colorado available for drilling.

12/03/2014

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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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