Local Control Colorado http://www.kunc.org en Hickenlooper Trying To Rally Support For Oil And Gas Compromise, Special Session http://www.kunc.org/post/hickenlooper-trying-rally-support-oil-and-gas-compromise-special-session <p>Governor John Hickenlooper’s office said he’s still in discussions about whether to call lawmakers back to the state capitol for a special session on oil and gas issues. The goal would be to pass a compromise bill and avoid a fight at the ballot box.</p><p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:09:33 +0000 Bente Birkeland 57723 at http://www.kunc.org Hickenlooper Trying To Rally Support For Oil And Gas Compromise, Special Session What’s In A Word: Is It Fracking or Frac’ing? http://www.kunc.org/post/what-s-word-it-fracking-or-frac-ing <p>While the media, the public and now the Merriam-Webster Collegiate dictionary all spell it “fracking,” many in the oil and gas industry don’t.</p><p>“I would spell it frac’ing,” said Scott Hall, a Denver-based petroleum engineer with decades in the industry.</p><p> Wed, 28 May 2014 18:50:38 +0000 Grace Hood 57090 at http://www.kunc.org What’s In A Word: Is It Fracking or Frac’ing? CU Report Estimates Economic Impact Of Statewide Fracking Ban http://www.kunc.org/post/cu-report-estimates-economic-impact-statewide-fracking-ban <p>As an increasing number of Front Range communities place restrictions on hydraulic fracturing, <a href="http://www.scribd.com/doc/214735753/Economic-Impact-of-Fracking-Moratorium-Final-Report-March-2014-032414" target="_blank">a new report</a> from the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business examines the possible economic impacts of a statewide ban on the practice.</p><p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:06:08 +0000 Grace Hood 54951 at http://www.kunc.org CU Report Estimates Economic Impact Of Statewide Fracking Ban Proposed Anti-Fracking Ballot Measure Causes Ripples, Raises Legal Questions http://www.kunc.org/post/proposed-anti-fracking-ballot-measure-causes-ripples-raises-legal-questions <p>Plans recently announced by Local Control Colorado to put a statewide issue on the November ballot is soliciting strong responses across the state.</p><p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 19:34:16 +0000 Grace Hood 54289 at http://www.kunc.org Proposed Anti-Fracking Ballot Measure Causes Ripples, Raises Legal Questions Group Calls For Local Control Over Fracking On Statewide Ballot http://www.kunc.org/post/group-calls-local-control-over-fracking-statewide-ballot <p>A coalition of groups called <a href="http://localcontrolcolorado.org/">Local Control Colorado</a> is announcing plans to submit a statewide ballot issue aimed at giving communities more control over the practice of hydraulic fracturing.</p><p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Grace Hood 54245 at http://www.kunc.org Group Calls For Local Control Over Fracking On Statewide Ballot