Speaker Discusses Oil and Gas

Colorado’s new Speaker of the House Dickey Lee Hullinghorst says Republican efforts to compensate mineral owners whose communities have banned fracking take the wrong approach. Bente Birkeland has more.    

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Governor Discusses Oil and Gas Task Force

The Governor’s oil and gas task force is wrapped up two days of meetings in Greeley today. Lawmakers in both parties say they are anxious to see what comes of it. Bente Birkeland has more…    

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Mineral Rights Owner Compensation Bill Introduced

One of the first oil and gas bills of this year’s legislative session was introduced (today/Wednesday). As Bente Birkeland reports, it aims to compensate mineral rights owners who aren’t able to develop oil and gas because of local regulations.   […]

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Deal Protects Most of Roan Plateau …With a Catch

CARBONDALE, Colo. – The Roan Plateau rises more than 3,000 feet above the Colorado River Valley, north of Rifle, and boasts prime wildlife habitat, wilderness characteristics, and rare plant species. It also sits atop an estimated 8.9 trillion cubic feet of […]

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Fracking the Front Range

Dan Leftwich is a local oil and gas attorney who has been working with communities fighting fracking. He has Worked with Our Longmont, Our Broomfield, residents in Windsor and other communities around the Front Range. Even with the absence of […]

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Clean Energy Action questions Xcel rate hike request

As climate talks in Lima wrapped up with an agreement from industrialized nations to raise $10 billion to finance clean energy across the globe, we turn now to look at what’s happening with clean energy here in Colorado. Earlier this […]

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