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Hickenlooper still hoping to avert local-control ballot initiatives with compromise drilling bill

Hickenlooper still hoping to avert local-control ballot initiatives with compromise drilling bill

There’s still a glimmer of hope for Gov. John Hickenlooper’s administration that a compromise can be reached between grassroots activists, environmentalists, divided lawmakers and oil and gas industry representatives and…

Senate approves bill to increase fines for oil and gas spills

Senate approves bill to increase fines for oil and gas spills

The Colorado Senate on Wednesday passed a bill that will increase fines for oil and gas spills for the first time since 1955. Already approved by the House, the legislation…

Bill to significantly increase fines for oil and gas spills clears House, heads to Senate

Bill to significantly increase fines for oil and gas spills clears House, heads to Senate

A bill aimed at significantly upping fines for oil and gas spills and other violations of Colorado law by drilling companies overwhelmingly passed out of the Colorado House of Representatives…

Fracking disclosure called for in rush to fast-track natural gas exports

Fracking disclosure called for in rush to fast-track natural gas exports

A bipartisan push in Colorado to fast-track natural gas exports in the wake of the Ukraine crisis has at least one member of the state’s congressional delegation calling for better…

Colorado green leaders question Olympic bid in wake of Sochi costs, impacts

Colorado green leaders question Olympic bid in wake of Sochi costs, impacts

Former Colorado Gov. Dick Lamm, who spearheaded the rejection of the 1976 Denver Winter Olympics, says he’s not opposed to a future Colorado bid but advocates a rethinking of the…

Colorado regulators pass tougher rules for companies that spill oil

Colorado regulators pass tougher rules for companies that spill oil

Colorado oil and gas regulators on Tuesday passed new, tougher rules for companies that spill oil or exploration and production waste. The new regulations, passed unanimously by the nine-member Colorado…

Cities that imposed fracking bans face gusher of litigation

Cities that imposed fracking bans face gusher of litigation

Lawsuits were flying like snowflakes on Colorado’s Front Range Tuesday as the state’s oil and gas industry and its supporters fired back at cities that enacted fracking bans last month.…

Colorado legislative showdown looms in wake of oil and gas spills, fracking bans

Colorado legislative showdown looms in wake of oil and gas spills, fracking bans

The ripple effects of September flooding that spilled nearly 50,000 gallons of oil in northeastern Colorado and fracking-ban votes in four Front Range cities will be felt this January in…

Colorado River roundtable to Front Range: Look elsewhere for water

Colorado River roundtable to Front Range: Look elsewhere for water

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The members of the Colorado River Basin Roundtable last week unanimously agreed to tell a group of Front Range water interests not to look for new sources…

Governor says fracking ban votes reflect ‘genuine anxiety’

Governor says fracking ban votes reflect ‘genuine anxiety’

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Friday acknowledged that recent municipal votes imposing hydraulic fracturing bans in four Colorado cities demonstrate the health concerns of Colorado residents living in the midst of…

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