oil and gas
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
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 raceBy John Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
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.
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.