Natural Gas http://www.kunc.org en Western Coal Exploring Policy And Production Challenges http://www.kunc.org/post/western-coal-exploring-policy-and-production-challenges <p>Industry officials are in Denver for the <a href="http://www.cvent.com/Pub/WebEmails/WebEmail.aspx?em=f1c3b523-58c1-444d-9667-c2873eb94f01&amp;lang=en" target="_blank">National Western Mining Conference</a>. The annual event comes at a time when the coal industry is facing unprecedented policy challenges and court battles.</p><p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:20:00 +0000 Grace Hood 55464 at http://www.kunc.org Western Coal Exploring Policy And Production Challenges Catching Up With Former Gov. Bill Ritter On Fracking, Energy Policy http://www.kunc.org/post/catching-former-gov-bill-ritter-fracking-energy-policy <p>Since 2011, former Colorado Governor Bill Ritter has traveled the country advising about clean energy policy as director of Colorado State University's <a href="http://cnee.colostate.edu/" target="_blank">Center for the New Energy Economy</a>.</p><p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Grace Hood 55166 at http://www.kunc.org Catching Up With Former Gov. Bill Ritter On Fracking, Energy Policy Natural Gas May Be Easier On Climate Than Coal, Despite Methane Leaks http://www.kunc.org/post/natural-gas-may-be-easier-climate-coal-despite-methane-leaks From the standpoint of global warming, burning natural gas can be better than burning coal, a study published this week suggests.<p>This is a contentious issue among people who are opposed to the natural gas drilling practice known as fracking. That technique involves injecting water, sand and chemicals into wells to release far more gas than conventional drilling can. Mon, 16 Sep 2013 21:55:00 +0000 Richard Harris 49681 at http://www.kunc.org Natural Gas May Be Easier On Climate Than Coal, Despite Methane Leaks Colorado Oil & Gas Industry Has New Setback Rules http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-oil-gas-industry-has-new-setback-rules <p>Starting August 1 oil and gas companies are required to establish a larger 500-foot buffer between new wells and homes.</p><p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 20:36:43 +0000 Grace Hood 47818 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Oil & Gas Industry Has New Setback Rules Cancer Concerns With Colorado's Drilling, Fracking Boom http://www.kunc.org/post/cancer-concerns-colorados-drilling-fracking-boom <p>A former president of the Colorado Medical Society calls the current hydraulic fracturing boom in the state’s oil and gas industry an “experiment in motion” for the public at large.</p><p> Sun, 21 Jul 2013 17:42:13 +0000 Colorado Public News & David O. Williams 47361 at http://www.kunc.org Cancer Concerns With Colorado's Drilling, Fracking Boom