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Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission

'We Really Need To Change The Laws In Colorado' On Fracking

The Boulder Daily Camera | Charlie Brennan | Posted 10.31.2013 | Denver

Most requirements for corrective action set by regulators in a dispute between U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, D-Boulder, and an energy company drilling near h...

Coloradans Urge Democratic Governors to Invest in Renewables, Reject Fracking

Allison Wolff | Posted 09.16.2013 | Denver
Allison Wolff

On Saturday, July 13, Frack Free Colorado joined Protect Our Colorado and dozens of other groups outside the Democratic Governors Association meeting in Aspen, Colo., to remind the state leaders, that good governors don't frack their people.

Weld County Water Being Tested For Effects Of Oil, Gas Drilling

The Greeley Tribune | Sharon Dunn | Posted 09.13.2013 | Denver

Two teams of researchers will soon begin testing water throughout Weld County to determine what effects or changes, if any, come from oil and gas indu...

Oil, Gas Wells... And College Funding?

The Boulder Daily Camera | Brittany Anas | Posted 03.20.2013 | Denver

A Republican's bill expected to be introduced soon in the Legislature proposes a severance tax break for companies that set up new oil and gas wells i...

Colorado To Require Groundwater Sampling Before And After Drilling

AP | Posted 03.11.2013 | Denver

DENVER (AP) — Colorado officials are launching a study of emissions tied to oil and gas development following a hearing by regulators that questions...

Colorado Oil And Gas Association Limiting Testimony?

AP | Posted 03.09.2013 | Denver

DENVER (AP) — Colorado regulators are beginning a three-day hearing on rule changes for oil and gas drilling that could determine how to protect wat...

'They're Not Using Any Science Behind It'

The Boulder Daily Camera | John Aguilar | Posted 03.05.2013 | Denver

As the nine members of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission prepare for a high-stakes debate next week over new rules for drilling in the ...

UPDATE: Fracking Disclosure Rule PASSES

Posted 12.13.2011 | Denver

In August, Colorado Governor Hickenlooper told oil and gas workers to expect heavier regulations on fracking fluid in the state by the end of the year...

Oil And Gas Industry Engaged In Hydrogen Sulfide Coverup?

Posted 10.08.2011 | Denver

When it comes to oil and gas news, it's hard to beat 'fracking' for a more buzz-worthy topic. Add 'hydrogen sulfide gas' to the headline, though, and...

5.6 Million Gallons Of Oil And Gas Fluid Spilled In Three Counties

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 07.31.2011 | Denver

Three northwestern Colorado counties have reported 5.6 million gallons of spilled oil and gas fluids from 2001 to 2010, according to a report released...

Bill To Alter Colorado Oil And Gas Conservation Commission Makeup Clears House Committee

Posted 06.05.2011 | Denver

The House Agriculture, Livestock and Natural Resources Committee approved a Republican-sponsored bill on Monday that would alter the makeup of the sta...

Colorado Petroleum Association Drops Petition To Roll Back Controversial State Rule

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 06.04.2011 | Denver

The Colorado Petroleum Association (CPA) today dropped its bid to get the state to roll back its rule for proper disposal of pit liners used in the oi...

Ground Zero Law Firm Sues Over Colorado Drilling

David Frey | Posted 05.28.2011 | Denver
David Frey

A New York law firm that won a major settlement for World Trade Center rescue workers is representing residents of Colorado's Western Slope who say th...

EPA Looks At Local Formation As Case Study For National Fracking Investigation

The Coloradoan | Bobby Magill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency might use oil and gas development tapping the Niobrara shale formation near Cheyenne, Wyo., as a case study i...

1.3 Million Gallons Of Diesel Fuel Into The Ground? State Looking Into Accusations

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) is investigating claims made in a congressional report regarding the injection of diesel fuel...

State Rules Fracking Did Not Cause Water Well Contamination

The Denver Post | Mark Jaffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The controversial oil-industry technique known as fracking went on trial at the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission on Tuesday -- and frackin...

State Report: Silt Mesa Water Well Is Not Affected By Drilling

Glenwood Springs Post Independent | John Colson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Strudley family's water well on Silt Mesa has not been contaminated by nearby oil and gas drilling activities, according to a recent report by the...

Colorado Gas Regulators Question 'Gasland' Documentary

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

When the HBO documentary 'Gasland' debuted in the summer of 2010, it brought widespread attention to the natural gas extraction method known as hydrau...

County Says State's Gas Laws Not Tough Enough To Protect Public Health

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Dennis Webb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

thatGarfield County has told the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission in a legal filing that its new rules "fail entirely" to address cumulati...

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The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A dubious record will likely be set when the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) meets over the next two days in Adams County: the hi...

Colorado Nuke Drilling Experiment Still Concerning Citizens 41 Years Later

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

PARACHUTE, Colo. — It may go down as one of the most bizarre nuclear experiments ever tried. In 1969, the government detonated a subterranean n...

Colorado Oil And Gas Spills: Millions Of Gallons Of Drilling Liquids Spilled Over Last 2 1/2 Years

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Oil and gas companies have reported almost 1,000 spills to Colorado regulators over the past 2 1/2 years, totaling 5.2 million gallons of drilling liq...

Bill Ritter, Oil And Gas Companies Strike Deal To Protect Piceance Basin

AP | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Gov. Bill Ritter and energy companies announced agreements Tuesday that are intended to minimize the impacts of oil and gas drilling on...

Dick Wadhams, Dan Maes Trash Bill Ritter For Saying Oil Spill Shows Importance Of Regulations; McInnis Stays Silent

KDVR | Eli Stokols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. - All is quiet on the western slope, at least on the subject of regulating oil and gas development -- but that's about to change. ...

Colordo Oil And Natural Gas Drilling Could

KDVR | Heidi Hemmat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

FORT LUPTON, Colo. - They say they are living with a ticking time bomb. Karen Androvich and her husband have so much methane gas in their water their ...