By Zack Colman | 08/06/14 02:47 PM
For Native Americans, the debate over fracking on reservations is not much different from the arguments elsewhere. But the stakes are vastly higher.
08/06/14 08:15 PM
DENVER (AP) — Gov. John Hickenlooper said Wednesday that legislation should result next year from a commission he has created to study hydraulic fracturing in Colorado. Hickenlooper called for a commission to study fracking as a compromise to prevent four competing ballot proposals from being...
08/06/14 10:30 AM
COVINGTON, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Geological Survey has rendered invalid Helis Oil & Gas Co.'s application for an Army Corps of Engineers' wetlands permit for its proposed oil drilling and fracking project near Mandeville. The move means Helis must submit a revised application for which the...
By Zack Colman | 08/05/14 05:39 PM
A deal in Colorado to avoid a fracking ballot initiative should greatly help an incumbent Senate Democrat in his re-election bid.
08/05/14 05:45 PM
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Companies that provide hydraulic fracturing technologies and other services in the North Dakota oil patch and elsewhere aren't the only ones making money. People who invest in them are also having a good year. A California online brokerage service that offers baskets of...
By Zack Colman | 08/05/14 07:41 AM
Coloradans for Safe and Clean Energy, a group backed by Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., that had been pushing initiatives to restrict the drilling method, said Tuesday it would withdraw them because industry-aligned and pro-fracking group Protect Colorado pulled their twin proposals.
08/05/14 01:00 AM
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Democrats avoided a politically costly fight over oil and gas drilling after a quid pro quo deal pitched by the state's fracking-friendly governor prompted groups to drop their dueling ballot proposals. The cease-fire compromise from Gov. John Hickenlooper was announced...
08/04/14 11:30 PM
DENVER (AP) — Colorado's Democratic governor forged a deal to stop dueling proposals on oil and gas drilling Monday, avoiding a messy ballot fight that had his party concerned about political consequences in November. Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis joined Gov. John Hickenlooper at the state...
By Zack Colman | 08/04/14 07:09 PM
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Rep. Jared Polis called on campaigners to holster ballot initiatives regarding hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in exchange for establishing an independent commission to write regulations for the drilling practice.
By Zack Colman | 07/29/14 08:45 PM
With the November midterm elections nearing -- in which Senate Energy Committee Chairwoman Mary Landrieu's seat is up for grabs -- the prospects of striking a deal are looking shaky.
By Zack Colman | 07/24/14 07:58 PM
Colorado campaigners have secured enough signatures to get two initiatives that would place restrictions on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in the state on the November ballot.
By Arthur Herman | 07/21/14 04:10 PM
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By Washington Examiner | 07/20/14 07:19 PM
Colorado liberals spent a decade and millions of dollars pushing their state's political agenda to the Left.
By Zack Colman | 07/16/14 05:21 PM
Democratic Sen. Mark Udall announced his opposition Wednesday to statewide ballot initiatives being bankrolled by Rep. Jared Polis that would impose restrictions on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
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