Weld County Unveils New Oil & Gas Department: 'Taking That Authority Now'When Colorado State Legislators approved new rules to allow local governments to control oil and gas development, many believed tighter restrictions would be placed on the industry.
Colorado Won't Halt Drilling As It Refocuses Rules On SafetyColorado officials said Tuesday that they had no plans to stop energy companies from drilling for oil and gas while regulators overhaul state rules to make health, safety and the environment their top priority.
Colorado's New Safety-Minded Oil And Gas Agency Gets To WorkThe new-look Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will hold its inaugural meeting on Tuesday as it begins rewriting state rules to emphasize public safety and the environment instead of energy production.
Colorado Starts Work On New Oil-gas Rules Focusing On SafetyColorado oil and gas regulators are outlining some of their first planned rule changes under a new law that makes public safety and the environment their top priorities.
Stories Of Loss And Anxiety Emerge In Colorado's Oil DebateColorado's long-running battle over oil and gas drilling in suburban neighborhoods has erupted again, and this time the stakes are deeply personal.
Adams County Approves Six-Month Moratorium On FrackingAdams County commissioners approved a halt on new oil and gas permits on Wednesday.
Trump Opens Sage Grouse Habitat In Colorado To Oil And Gas DrillingThe Interior Department finalized changes Friday to protections for the sage grouse bird, which could open lands in seven Western states to oil and gas drilling.
Colorado Senate Passes Contentious Energy Regulation BillColorado's Senate has passed a contentious bill to grant more local control over oil and gas drilling operations.
Colorado Supreme Court Won't Reconsider Oil And Gas DecisionThe Colorado Supreme Court has rejected a request to reconsider its ruling that oil and gas regulators don't have to make health and environmental protection their top priority.
Colorado Supreme Court Asked To Reconsider Ruling In Oil-Gas CaseThe Colorado Supreme Court was asked Thursday to reconsider its decision in an oil and gas lawsuit filed by Hispanic and Native American plaintiffs because a disciplinary panel found that a lower court judge who had a role in the case used a racial slur.
Colorado Mulls New Rules For Oil, Gas Drilling Near SchoolsColorado oil and gas regulators are considering enlarging the mandatory buffer zone between new wells and school property.
'Public Discourse Getting To Dangerous Levels': Gov.-Elect Jared PolisIn a wide-ranging interview with CBS4 Political Specialist Shaun Boyd, Gov.-elect Jared Polis talked about security concerns, health care, taxes and the oil and gas industry.
Prop. 112 Opponents, Supporters Pack Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission MeetingThe Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is set to review dozens of new drilling permit applications this week, ahead of a ballot measure that could severely limit oil and gas operations in the state.
Colorado Supreme Court Hears High-Stakes Oil And Gas LawsuitThe Colorado Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a high-stakes lawsuit over how much weight the state should give public health and the environment when regulating the oil and gas industry.
Suit Challenges Drilling On Public Land In Colorado, UtahEnvironmental groups have asked a judge to overturn the sale of drilling rights on public land in Colorado and Utah, saying the Trump administration didn't consider the potential threat to public health and the environment.