U.S. District Judge Brian Morris said U.S. Bureau of Land Management acting director William Perry Pendley served unlawfully for 424 days without being confirmed to the post by the U.S. Senate.
Colorado draws 2,000-foot statewide oil and gas drilling setback. But it comes with a big “however.”By Mark Jaffe Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
Oil and gas companies must monitor fracking emissions as Colorado adopts first-in-the-nation rules to reduce air pollutionBy Mark Jaffe
Is Colorado leading or lagging on climate policy? It depends on which states you’re comparing us to.By Mark Jaffe Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado oil and gas emissions rules begin to tighten, but gaps open over what is monitored, by whom and whereBy Mark Jaffe Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
John Hickenlooper’s conflicting record and rhetoric on fracking a point of dispute in U.S. Senate race
The former Democratic governor is viewed skeptically by environmentalists and the oil and gas industry as his position on hydraulic fracturing evolves
In a session Wednesday to review proposed rule changes on setbacks, four of the five Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission’s members voiced support for an extended setback
Fight over Colorado setback rule sets up make-or-break hearing on how close is too close for oil and gas
The drawn-out battle over state rulemaking still centers on how far operations should be set back from homes and schools. But environmentalists say residents should not be “guinea pigs” while the work is done.
The Office of Mountains, Deserts and Plains will take charge of remediating abandoned mine lands, including the Gold King Mine in southwest Colorado
Projects to be fast-tracked include the Lake Powell water pipeline in Utah; wind farms in New Mexico and off the Massachusetts coast; and mining projects in Nevada, Idaho, Colorado and Alaska.
Democratic lawmakers, officials from oil and gas- dependent areas of Colorado clash on first day of rulemaking
State legislators and county commissioners butted heads over the role of local governments in approving drilling locations on the first day of a six-week process
Operators for years groused about the danger of a “patchwork” of regulations. Now they’re focused on letting local governments have control.
Colorado must cut half of its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. It will lean on oil and gas to do it.
Coal plant shutdowns and cleaner vehicles are helping make progress, but oil and gas must scrub 7 million metric tons of emissions with no rules to guide it.
Colorado's Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner refused to say if he supported Pendley or not