Colorado drillers, enviros near accord on groundwater protection rules. The only rub: How much to protect?
While Colorado regulators wrangle over air quality and community safety, industry and environmental groups have found lots of common ground -- beneath the surface.
Millions in oil, gas taxes may have been lost because Colorado regulators didn’t enforce reporting rulesBy Moe Clark Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Potential for short-term health impacts from Colorado oil and gas drilling leads to calls for temporary halt in permitsBy John Frank Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
Trump’s “energy dominance” push changing plans for 3 million acres of Colorado land, local stewards sayBy Jason Blevins Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado expands buffer zone between schools, oil-gas wells to 1,000 feet following Proposition 112’s failure
The Colorado Petroleum Council supported the new rule, calling it a compromise produced by cooperation
The hearing will be held just six weeks after Colorado voters defeated a measure that would have required a buffer zone of 2,500 feet from occupied buildings and vulnerable areas
Crestone’s plans for oil and gas drilling on Boulder County open space could be delayed for years after state stops hearings
The delay, attributed to a lawsuit filed by Boulder County, could postpone drilling on the property near Erie for years while the case is pending in court
History, common law, suggest Crestone, North 8 have the right to frack on land owned by Boulder County or covered by conservation easements