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Greater sage grouse (credit: npr.org)

U.S. Senate Majority Could Rest On The Sage Grouse

An obscure, chicken-sized bird best known for its mating dance could help determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the U.S. Senate in November.

07/05/2014

Gunnison sage grouse (credit: dwrcdc.nr.utah.gov)

Threatened Bird Leads Feds To Block Some Drilling In Colorado, Utah

The federal government this week declared more than 400,000 acres in southwestern Colorado and eastern Utah off-limits to energy exploration or any other kind of development to protect the Gunnison sage grouse.

06/18/2014

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Natural Gas Production In Colorado Could Ramp Up Even More

Natural gas production in Colorado could increase dramatically over the next few years after the Department of Energy cleared the way for more gas to be exported.

06/07/2013

House Speaker Frank McNulty (credit: CBS)

Johnston, McNulty Say Stable Oil, Gas Rules Needed

Two Colorado state legislators say a stable regulatory environment is what makes it possible for energy developers to do business.

01/31/2012

Colorado's Front Range (credit: CBS)

Dems Praise Colorado Areas Suggested For Protection

Conservationists and some Colorado Democrats are praising the choice of four areas in the state that President Barack Obama’s administration says should receive wilderness or conservation protection.

11/10/2011

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EPA Holds Hearing In Denver On Oil And Gas Rules

The energy industry asked the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday to take more time to rethink its proposed rules for limiting air pollution at oil and gas wells.

09/28/2011

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Oil, Gas Groups Comment On Colorado Roadless Proposal

Groups representing oil and gas companies say they’re concerned that Colorado’s proposed rule for managing roadless forests would essentially designate more areas as wilderness.

07/20/2011

Rep. Mike Coffman (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Bill Aims To Speed Up Oil, Gas Permitting Process

Rep. Mike Coffman has introduced legislation to streamline the process for getting oil and gas drilling permits on leases of federal land.

06/27/2011

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