Oil Drilling

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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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Green Liquid Oozing From Broken Weld County Well For More Than 24 Hours

People in part of Weld County are worried about what’s coming out of a broken oil well.

02/12/2013

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Colorado To Study Oil And Gas Emissions

Colorado officials are launching a study of emissions tied to oil and gas development following a hearing by regulators that questions the science needed for making rules.

01/09/2013

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Oil, Gas Drilling Rile West’s Energy Embrace

This used to be a land proud of its oil barons. Now the energy industry that has brought wealth and jobs across the interior West is prompting angry protests by citizens.

12/17/2012

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Hickenlooper Prefers State Regulation Of Drilling

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says that like most governors, he prefers state regulation of oil and gas drilling to federal regulation.

03/07/2012

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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.

02/29/2012

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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.

02/02/2012

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