Oil & Gas
A battle over oil and gas regulations is heating up at the Capitol as some lawmakers say more must be done to hold the industry accountable.
Fort Collins has become the latest city to approve a fracking ban.
Colorado regulators grappling with a historic energy boom that’s pushing oil rigs to the very doorsteps of suburban schools and homes were among the first in the nation to require companies to disclose the chemicals they use in their new drilling techniques.
Commissioners in Weld County will decide next month if a bunker that would house explosives used in the oil and gas drilling process will be built near a small Northern Colorado town.
Boulder County Commissioners said they restricted fracking operations as much as they could but protesters wanted more.
Boulder County commissioners say they will prosecute any demonstrators who disrupt meetings after anti-fracking protesters disrupted a meeting and criticized other witnesses.
Voters in Longmont on Tuesday approved Colorado’s first city-wide fracking ban, but oil and gas industry proponents say the fight isn’t over.
The city of Colorado Springs is on the verge of adopting oil and gas regulations.
It was one of the most heated exchanges in the last presidential debate — an argument over oil and gas production on federal lands. Now some big changes could be coming for companies that drill on U.S. Forest Service land in the central mountains.
The director of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission says it’s time to consider statewide rules on baseline groundwater sampling and monitoring at new well pads, which could show when drilling operations have contaminated groundwater supplies and when they haven’t.