Oil Drilling

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Enters Drilling Regulation Fray

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is stepping into a dispute between local governments and the oil and gas industry over drilling.


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Boulder County OKs Moratorium On Oil, Gas Permits

Boulder County commissioners have approved a temporary moratorium on processing oil and gas permits to give themselves time to consider whether they need new rules to mitigate impacts of drilling.


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Drilling Advances Prompt Escalating Fight In Colorado

New technology is putting oil and gas drills closer to populated areas than ever before — creating tension in Colorado over who regulates where drilling can and can’t be done.


Colorado Family Sues Oil And Gas Drilling Firms

A western Colorado family has filed a lawsuit saying that negligence by oil and gas drilling companies contaminated their drinking water and air and forced them from their home.