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Colorado Sketches Out Proposed Oil, Gas Setback Rules

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.

09/24/2012

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Man Killed In Gas Well Rupture Was From Wyoming

Authorities say a man who was killed after a rupture at a natural gas well in northern Colorado was from Wyoming.

08/17/2012

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Commerce City Approves New Rules For Fracking

Commerce City has approved new rules for fracking after a company started the process near a neighborhood earlier this year.

07/03/2012

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Report: Don’t Worry Much About Quakes And Fracking

The controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas does not pose a high risk for triggering earthquakes large enough to feel, but other types of energy-related drilling can make the ground noticeably shake, a major government science report concludes.

06/15/2012

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Group Delivers 21,000 Petitions To Encana Over Fracking In Erie

A group of Colorado mothers hand delivered 21,000 petitions from across the country to the Denver headquarters of Encana Oil and Gas. They want fracking stopped.

05/22/2012

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Judge Dismisses Family’s Lawsuit Against Antero

A Denver judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a couple who said oil and gas companies contaminated their drinking water and air.

05/11/2012

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Drilling Tax Proposal Faces Colorado Showdown

A controversial tax proposal aimed at stifling local opposition to oil and gas drilling is nearing a decision in the Colorado House.

05/07/2012

Colorado Towns Await Vote On Drilling Tax Proposal

A turf war between Colorado’s local governments and oil and gas companies is heating up.

05/02/2012

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Bill Could Discourage Some Local Oil, Gas Rules

A bill introduced in the Colorado House could bar communities from sharing in state severance tax revenues if they enact oil and natural gas drilling restrictions.

04/27/2012

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Colorado Sportsmen Back Oil And Gas Disclosures

Colorado sportsmen are backing proposed federal rules of public disclosure of fluids used in oil and gas drillin

02/07/2012

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