Two anti-fracking measures failed to make the November ballot, but Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said the effort sent a clear message.
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Two measures that sought to restrict fracking in Colorado won’t appear on the ballot in November after environmentalists failed to gather enough valid signatures to put the issue before voters.
Colorado voters could learn as early as Monday whether they will get a chance to vote this November on two anti-fracking ballot measures.
Environmentalists have launched a legal fight challenging federal government leasing to oil and gas companies of nearly 400,000 acres of public land in Wyoming, Utah and Colorado.
Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico are the states most at risk economically if a ban on extracting coal, natural gas and oil from federal lands ever takes hold, according to an analysis from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper was happy Monday to join the criticism of Donald Trump for his comments during a campaign swing through Colorado last week.
Fracking may worsen asthma in children and adults who live near sites where the oil and gas drilling method is used, according to an 8-year study in Pennsylvania.
A Kansas-based oil and gas operator has been fined more than $1.2 million and lost its permission to work in Colorado for a pattern of violations, including failing to report several spills and completing a well integrity test at a problematic site.
A judge has ruled that federal regulators lack the authority to set rules for hydraulic fracturing, dealing another setback to the Obama administration’s efforts to tighten how fossil fuels are mined.
Scientists are about to report the results of a three-year study of air pollution from western Colorado fracking wells.