Oil Shale http://www.kunc.org en Radioactive Waste: Another Concern For Fractivists http://www.kunc.org/post/radioactive-waste-another-concern-fractivists <p>The first thing I did this morning, after sucking down a cup of watery hotel coffee and some microwave-scrambled eggs, was go to the dump.</p><p>I'm traveling through Pennsylvania, New York and Ohio learning about shale drilling with a group of journalists, and we were visiting the McKean County Landfill.</p><p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Stephanie Paige Ogburn 58277 at http://www.kunc.org Radioactive Waste: Another Concern For Fractivists Profits, Not Politics Pushing Drilling Onto Private Land http://www.kunc.org/post/profits-not-politics-pushing-drilling-private-land <p>A new study of the oil and gas industry finds that geology and economics, rather than government regulation, are driving the shift in drilling from public to private lands in the U.S. Wed, 06 Mar 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Erin OToole 41087 at http://www.kunc.org Profits, Not Politics Pushing Drilling Onto Private Land As Oil Boom Grows, Cities Plan For Possible Bust http://www.kunc.org/post/oil-boom-grows-cities-plan-possible-bust <p>Even with concerns over water quality and drill rigs popping up close to homes, oil and gas companies are continuing to invest heavily in the Northern Colorado area.</p><p> Fri, 28 Dec 2012 14:14:27 +0000 Nathan Heffel 38157 at http://www.kunc.org As Oil Boom Grows, Cities Plan For Possible Bust Colorado Republicans Criticize Obama Administration over Shale Development http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-republicans-criticize-obama-administration-over-shale-development <p>Oil embedded in Colorado and other western states could help kick the nation of its dependency on foreign sources, if only the industry knew how to harvest it. Two Colorado congressmen say the Obama administration is standing in the way. Wed, 24 Aug 2011 21:03:37 +0000 Capitol News Connection 13419 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Republicans Criticize Obama Administration over Shale Development Oil Shale Plan Renews Energy Debate http://www.kunc.org/post/oil-shale-plan-renews-energy-debate <p>The Bureau of Land Management is taking a new look at oil shale development in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming, as the Obama Administration considers shelving a controversial plan stemming from the Bush Administration that opened up 1.9 million acres of land in the three states for potential leasing. Wed, 04 May 2011 22:14:06 +0000 Kirk Siegler 7520 at http://www.kunc.org Oil Shale Plan Renews Energy Debate