Fracking in Colorado: What’s next?

“There is still this general sense that the main issue hasn’t been addressed – local control – and the idea that people can control where fracking is happening in their neighborhoods and in their towns.” On Thursday April 30th, the […]

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Oil and Gas Health Studies

Trying to get more information on the health impact of oil and gas drilling is a topic that lawmakers will soon be taking up at the statehouse. It comes after the Governor’s oil and gas task force issued several health […]

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Governor Discusses Oil and Gas Task Force Recommendations

Governor John Hickenlooper’s oil and gas task force will deliver its final recommendations Friday. The group is proposing nine changes to try and mitigate the impacts of energy development near communities. The task force also wants local governments to be more […]

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Hickenlooper Won’t Impose Statewide Fracking Ban

Governor John Hickenlooper says a statewide fracking ban isn’t the answer to mitigating the impacts of energy development. This comes after an anti-fracking group backed away from its announcement this week that they would try to get such a ban […]

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Mineral Rights Bill Moving Through Senate

State lawmakers have largely held off on introducing oil and gas legislation until the Governor’s task force can make recommendations. But a bill initially passed in the Senate that would require cities and counties to compensate mineral owners who aren’t […]

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