The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission changes include a requirement that most new drilling be set back at least 2,000 feet from homes and schools
“Flaring” at oil and gas wells to be curtailed as Colorado regulators adopt some of nation’s strictest rulesMark Jaffe Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
Wildfires make work to reduce Colorado’s greenhouse gas emissions even more crucial, Gov. Polis saysMark Jaffe Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado releases its plan to slash greenhouse gases, leaving some environmental groups wanting moreMark Jaffe
Oil and gas companies must monitor fracking emissions as Colorado adopts first-in-the-nation rules to reduce air pollutionMark Jaffe
Colorado increases tax on oil and gas operators to fund a $3.4 million shortfall in regulators’ budget
The drilling industry supported the move after the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission opted not to increase the tax by a larger margin
U.S. Senate passes measure to fully fund Land and Water Conservation Fund, tackle National Park maintenance
After years of stalled efforts, the Great American Outdoors Act gained traction thanks to Colorado’s U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, who won backing from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump
The number of temporarily abandoned oil and gas wells is up 37% from last year, but Colorado regulators say they still have the time -- and money -- to inspect them
Colorado oil and gas regulators punt major rule changes until after their paid replacements are hired
The time crunch around creating rules under Senate Bill 181 is growing critical as numerous ballot initiatives to change the way oil and gas operates in Colorado still are in play
A recent legislative analysis finds the Colorado oil and gas industry pays second lowest severance tax rate among nine Western states
Andrew Romanoff goes apocalyptic on climate change. But will fear drive support for his U.S. Senate bid?
The insurgent Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate uses his first campaign video to hit rivals John Hickenlooper and Cory Gardner
Colorado is owed 9,900 acres by the federal government. But getting that land could mean no more recreating on it.
The federal government wants to settle a 143-year-old debt to Colorado with a grant of 9,900 acres across 16 counties. Some of those grants would block access to hunting, fishing on adjacent BLM land.
The spending needed to boost Colorado’s water resources won’t get fully addressed by the 2019 ballot question, but supporters say it’s a start
The 2019 ballot question about whether to legalize sports betting is drawing critics, but not a well-organized opposition