Part of Extraction Oil & Gas's Sharpe extraction site is visible behind a noise wall in Adams County on Thursday, April 4, 2019. Photo by Andy Colwell, special to the Colorado Sun

Colorado regulators won’t halt oil and gas drilling as they implement new law prioritizing safety

Some environmentalists and community activists have demanded the commission stop issuing permits until the new rules are complete

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Colorado Supreme Court rules TABOR repeal can move forward in major victory for critics

The 5-2 opinion reverses a state title board decision in January that ruled the ballot measure violated the single subject clause of the state constitution

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Democrat attorneys general are among Trump’s largest roadblocks. Where does Colorado’s Phil Weiser fit in?

Colorado’s attorney general has already filed or joined eight lawsuits against the Trump administration. Phil Weiser says he is simply trying to protect the state, but some Republican critics argue he’s going too far.