Colorado draws 2,000-foot statewide oil and gas drilling setback. But it comes with a big “however.”
Regulators on Thursday set the new setback rule with “offramps” oil and gas companies can use to get as close as 500 feet to houses. A formal vote will come Nov. 6.
Democratic lawmakers, officials from oil and gas- dependent areas of Colorado clash on first day of rulemakingBy Mark Jaffe Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
Cory Gardner calls for Republican attack ad invoking deadly 2017 Firestone explosion to be taken downBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Wyoming’s potential purchase of land and mineral rights in Utah and Colorado could raise as-yet unexplored legal questions
In Colorado, a judge sided with conservation groups and said the Trump administration's review of 171 proposed natural gas wells didn’t look closely enough at the cumulative effect of drilling on climate change
Garfield and Mesa counties joined seven other counties in the lawsuit against the state Air Quality Control Commission, Air Pollution Control Division and Department of Public Health and Environment
The 300-mile corridor Wyoming hopes to purchase includes 190,000 acres in Colorado and about three times that amount in northern Utah
The penalty was announced by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission at a news conference
The birds that range across 11 Western states, including Colorado, have suffered sharp population declines in recent decades because of development, disease, drought and wildfires.
The withdrawn land is located in Mesa, Jackson, Moffat and Rio Blanco counties
The regulations would require more frequent inspections for leaks for facilities within 1,000 feet of homes, schools and other public facilities, officials said