Hydraulic Fracturing (fracking)

5:00am

Fri July 20, 2012
Environment

Oil and Gas Drilling: How Close is Too Close?

KUNC

Oil and gas regulators in Colorado are considering whether to increase the setbacks buffering drilling rigs from schools and homes. A loose group of stakeholders has been meeting over the past few months to hammer out the issue. A recommendation is scheduled this fall.

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11:38am

Wed July 11, 2012
Environment

Longmont Officials Signal Support for Tougher Fracking Regs

An oil and gas well near a school on the eastern outskirts of Longmont, Colo.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

City officials in Longmont are set to reconsider a retooled package of local regulations that could limit oil and gas drilling and the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing from occurring within the town's boundaries. 

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12:05am

Sun July 8, 2012
Energy

Urban Oil And Gas Wells Popup Across Colorado, But Number Of Permits Decreasing

Colorado had more than 6,000 active drill permits as of June 30, shown by the red dots.
Colorado Public News

5:00am

Wed June 6, 2012

10:33pm

Tue June 5, 2012
Energy

Fort Collins Rejects Oil and Gas Permit Moratorium

Fort Collins resident James Sack advocates in favor of a moratorium on oil and gas permits. City Council decided against the ban, but will still study the issue.
Grace Hood

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