drilling

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Colorado regulators OK forced pooling for controversial Broomfield drill site that prompted lawsuit

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission voted 5-1 to allow Extraction Oil & Gas Inc. to use a process called forced pooling to tap oil and gas belonging to several owners

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Colorado Democrats unveil their bill with big changes for oil-gas drilling, stoking industry frustration

The legislation would bring a fundamental change to the way Colorado oversees one of its biggest and most contentious industries

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Democrats hint at broad plans for oil and gas regulation in Colorado, but industry and activists await details

Erin Martinez, whose husband and brother were killed in the 2017 explosion of their home in Firestone, called for better regulations. But, she said, “I have no desire to destroy an industry.”

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Colorado’s new attorney general wants $4.2 million for organizational makeover as part of big shift from his GOP predecessor

Phil Weiser, a Democrat, also said he will remove Colorado from a lawsuit challenging the Obama-era Clean Power Plan

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Colorado’s new attorney general plans legal action against Trump administration over health care, citizenship question

Phil Weiser says “there is going to be an ongoing opportunity for us to join a range of lawsuits that are protecting our Colorado way of life (and) our population and standing up for the rule of law.”

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The top 10 issues to watch in Colorado’s 2019 legislative session

Colorado lawmakers will focus on everything from oil and gas and health care to education and immigration when the 2019 term begins Friday

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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

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Dozens plead with Trump administration to keep methane rules at one-and-done hearing in Denver

Opponents argued Wednesday that changing the rules would threaten people's health, worsen climate change and squander natural gas by allowing leaks to go undetected