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Colorado Fracking Laws

'Democratic' Gov. Hickenlooper Feels the Heat on Fracking

Wade Norris | Posted 04.17.2013 | Denver
Wade Norris

By now, it's clear that those of us in the environmental community who held our breath and our vapors over the idea of a President Romney, now are not willing to compromise in the face of environmental disaster.

Polis Wants 1,000 Feet Between Schools And Fracking Rigs

The Colorado Independent | Posted 06.20.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Troy Hooper: BOULDER — There are a lot of opinions on how far hydraulic fracturing should be from schools. One re...

Colorado Fracking Debate: Local vs. State Control

Posted 06.15.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Troy Hooper: As concerns mount over oil and gas rigs inching closer to several Colorado schools, legislators are lo...

'Exhibit A For How The State Of Colorado Has Failed Its Citizens'

Posted 06.07.2012 | Green

From The Colorado Independent's Troy Hooper: LONGMONT — As she kept a watchful eye on her playful toddler, Lindsay Gahn pulled out a state-issued...

Will Fracking Destroy Colorado's Rivers?

Gary Wockner | Posted 05.19.2012 | Denver
Gary Wockner

Some people say that fracking may be a small drop in the bucket of Colorado's overall water supplies, but if these water projects go forward, fracking would certainly contribute to being the last drop in the bucket of Colorado's rivers.

Shale Gas: From Geologic Bubble to Economic Bubble

Anne Butterfield | Posted 05.13.2012 | Denver
Anne Butterfield

Fracking for natural gas is on Coloradans' minds. From landholders to policy makers, it's a pig pile of attention.

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly in Colorado's New Fracking Rules

Gary Wockner | Posted 03.03.2012 | Denver
Gary Wockner

Colorado made a good start with its new fracking rules, but has a long way to go to stop our health, our economy, and our state from really getting ugly.

Full Disclosure: Fracking Fluids Subject To New Colorado Rule

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 02.12.2012 | Denver

DENVER — Environmentalists and regulators in Colorado will have more information than any state about what chemicals energy companies are pumpin...