Our statehouse reporter Bente Birkeland sat down with Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday to get his take on the state’s oil and gas regulations, his concerns about legalizing marijuana on the November election ballot, and why he isn’t planning a future political career in the national spotlight.
KUNC's State Capitol Reporter Bente Birkeland talked to COGCC Director Matt Lepore about his new job and how he views the future of the drilling industry in Colorado.
The agency that regulates oil and gas development in the state has hired a new director. Matt Lepore is the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission’s former attorney and takes the helm today, during what many see as a tumultuous time for the industry.
PBS NewsHour continues their energy series with a visit to Colorado. Coal has been a traditional source of electrical energy in the state, but now a new energy source - natural gas - is making inroads.