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Oil Drilling

An image of the green liquid coming from the broken well (credit: CBS)

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

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.

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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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.

01/21/2012

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.

03/25/2011

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