Oil & Gas

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Boulder County Restricts Fracking, Opponents Say Not Enough

Boulder County Commissioners said they restricted fracking operations as much as they could but protesters wanted more.

12/13/2012

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Boulder County Limits Anti-Fracking Activists

Boulder County commissioners say they will prosecute any demonstrators who disrupt meetings after anti-fracking protesters disrupted a meeting and criticized other witnesses.

12/06/2012

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Longmont’s Ban On Fracking Could Have Implications Across State

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.

11/08/2012

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Colorado Springs Moving On Drilling Regulations

The city of Colorado Springs is on the verge of adopting oil and gas regulations.

10/23/2012

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Companies That Drill On Forest Service Land Could See Some Changes

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.

10/22/2012

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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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