Lengthy Testimony For Colorado Oil & Gas Bill Reflects How Much Is At StakeTestimony didn't wrap up until early Wednesday morning for a bill which promises sweeping changes when it comes to safety regulations for the oil and gas industry.
Oil & Gas Debate Takes Center Stage At State Legislative SessionAn estimated 500 people showed up at the State Capitol to testify on a bill that makes sweeping changes to oil and gas regulations in Colorado.
Colorado Lawmakers Start On Contentious Oil And Gas OverhaulColorado's Democratic-controlled Legislature is scheduled to take the first step toward a major overhaul of state oil and gas regulations, despite objections from Republicans and industry representatives.
Colorado Democrats Unveil Plan For Major Change In Oil & Gas DrillingColorado Democratic lawmakers released a plan late Friday afternoon for a major overhaul of oil and gas regulations that would make human health and environmental protection the state's highest priority.
State Lawmakers Prepare To Take Up Oil & Gas Regulations
Challenge To Oil & Gas Rule Fails In State's Highest CourtColorado Justices have turned down the request by a group of teenagers and environmentalists to toughen state oil and gas drilling standards.
Colorado Supreme Court Rebuffs Health, Safety Groups On Oil & Gas RulesThe Colorado Supreme Court said state law does not allow regulators to make public health and the environment their top priority when setting rules for oil and gas drilling.
Plans For Drilling Near Rocky Flats PulledHighlands Natural Resources decided it won't drill near Rocky Flats, a former nuclear weapons plant.
Company Withdraws All Oil & Gas Permit Applications From SuperiorThe Town of Superior posted to their website Tuesday afternoon that a company wanting to drill dozens of oil and gas wells in their area are withdrawing all of their permit applications.
Superior Residents Voice Opposition To Drilling Plan Near Rocky FlatsPeople living in Superior are formulating a plan to take on an oil and gas company's proposal to drill wells on the southwest end of town.
Voters Reject Proposition 112 Which Would Have Limited Oil & Gas DevelopmentProposition 112, the initiative requiring greater oil and gas setbacks for new development projects, has been rejected by Colorado voters.
Women Voters Key To Proposition 112 Passage, FailureProposition 112, if passed, would require future oil and gas projects in the state to be a minimum of 2,500 feet from occupied buildings and other vulnerable areas. The law now calls for various buffers from 350 to 1,000 feet.
Opponents Say Proposition 112 Threatens Entire Oil & Gas IndustryVoters will be casting their ballots soon in this year's statewide election, and groups who oppose a ballot measure about oil and gas regulations held a rally on Thursday.
Proposition 112 Opponents Sit Down For First DebateFor the first time, the opposing sides in what could be the most hard fought ballot measure this year went head to head in a debate.
Top Colorado Democrats Object To POTUS Plans For Oil-Gas DrillingTop Colorado Democrats on Tuesday accused the Trump administration of rushing to open public lands to oil and gas drilling without giving the public nearly enough time to comment.