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.
Federal authorities have proposed making nearly all federally owned and unleased areas of the Pawnee National Grassland in eastern Colorado available for 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.
A divisive proposal to commission a new study about the health effects of drilling along Colorado’s Front Range was defeated Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
There will be no fracking in Boulder for the next year.
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.
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.