Hydraulic Fracturing (fracking)

4:33pm

Tue October 15, 2013
Oil and Gas

In Lafayette, Group Opposing Fracking Ban Raises $67,000

KUNC File Photo

The public got a glimpse of fundraising efforts Tuesday by the two Lafayette groups campaigning for and against Question 300, which would ban oil and gas extraction within city limits.

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6:15am

Mon September 30, 2013
Oil and Gas

Greater Setbacks Eyed For Oil And Gas Drilling In Flood's Aftermath

Flooded oil and gas operations in northeastern Colorado.
Bob Winkler Weld Air and Water

12:51pm

Fri September 27, 2013
Oil and Gas

State Says Fracking Operations Not Impacted by Flooding

A well site seen flooded along the Poudre River, on 59th Ave. South of O st. Greeley, Sept. 15.
Ken Broeffle KUNC

6:44am

Fri September 27, 2013
Oil And Gas

Industry, Critics Gear Up For Post-Flood Fracking Fight

Dottie Rawsky and other members of Our Broomfield man an informational booth.
Bente Birkeland RMCR

1:42am

Thu September 26, 2013
Energy

In Wake Of Colo. Floods, A Scramble To Clean Up Spilled Oil

Originally published on Thu September 26, 2013 3:06 am

A crude oil storage tank lies on its side in floodwaters along the South Platte River, in Weld County, Colo., on Sept. 17. Hundreds of natural gas and oil wells along with pipelines are shut down by flooding, as state and federal inspectors gauge the damage and look for potential contamination from inundated oil fields.
John Wark AP

The heavy floodwaters in Colorado this month caused more than 37,000 gallons of oil to spill into or near rivers, and the state's oil and gas industry is rushing to fix equipment damaged during the storm. It comes at a time when there's growing public concern about the environmental effects of hydraulic fracturing in the state.

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