Greeley http://www.kunc.org en Front Range Cities Top Forbes Biz-Friendly List http://www.kunc.org/post/front-range-cities-top-forbes-biz-friendly-list <p>We all know Colorado is a great place to live and do business, thanks to a wealth of high-tech companies, a diverse economy, and plenty of highly educated workers. That’s why it’s not too surprising to see five Front Range cities performing well in Forbes’ Best and Worst Places for Business 2014. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:47:21 +0000 Erin OToole 59030 at http://www.kunc.org Front Range Cities Top Forbes Biz-Friendly List Researchers Link Quakes With Oklahoma Wells, Colorado Study Ongoing http://www.kunc.org/post/researchers-link-quakes-oklahoma-wells-colorado-study-ongoing <p>Scientists have linked earthquakes in Oklahoma with wastewater injection wells associated with the oil and gas industry, in a new <a href="http://www.sciencemag.org/lookup/doi/10.1126/science.1255802" target="_blank">paper </a>published in the journal <em>Science.</em></p><p>Four injection wells with a "high rate" of injection, meaning they accepted a large quantity of barrels of wastewater per month, likely caused 20 percent of earthquakes in that area from 2008-2013, the researchers said.</p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:59:15 +0000 Stephanie Paige Ogburn 58541 at http://www.kunc.org Researchers Link Quakes With Oklahoma Wells, Colorado Study Ongoing COGCC's Lepore: No 'Causative Determination' Yet On Second Greeley Quake http://www.kunc.org/post/cogccs-lepore-no-causative-determination-yet-second-greeley-quake <p>The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has ordered a 20 day halt to wastewater injection at a well near the Greeley/Weld County airport. The order follows a second earthquake in the Greeley area, a 2.6 magnitude event June 23.</p><p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Jackie Fortier 58180 at http://www.kunc.org COGCC's Lepore: No 'Causative Determination' Yet On Second Greeley Quake Injection Well Halted By COGCC As Greeley Quakes Again http://www.kunc.org/post/injection-well-halted-cogcc-greeley-quakes-again <p>The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has ordered a 20-day halt to wastewater injection in a Weld County well following a 2.6 magnitude earthquake in the Greeley area June 23.</p><p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 20:49:53 +0000 Stephanie Paige Ogburn 58160 at http://www.kunc.org Injection Well Halted By COGCC As Greeley Quakes Again Latest Oil Spill In Poudre Raises Questions About Sites Near Rivers http://www.kunc.org/post/latest-oil-spill-poudre-raises-questions-about-sites-near-rivers <p>After a Noble Energy storage tank that spilled 178 barrels -- about 7,500 gallons -- of oil into the Poudre River was discovered June 20, questions arose about how vulnerable some oil and gas facilities are to flood damage.</p><p>The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has <a href="http://cogcc.state.co.us/Announcements/Hot_Topics/Flood2013/FinalStaffReportLessonsLearned20140314.pdf">estimated [.pdf]</a> that "more than 5,900 oil and gas wells lie within 500 feet of a Colorado waterway that is substantial enough to be named."</p><p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:13:17 +0000 Stephanie Paige Ogburn 58136 at http://www.kunc.org Latest Oil Spill In Poudre Raises Questions About Sites Near Rivers