Tag Archives: Colorado Supreme Court

Longmont mulls stand against statehouse bill that would compensate drillers for losses

By John Fryer – The Denver Post – February 20, 2017 Rep. Perry Buck’s measure would make governments that impose a moratorium compensate oil, gas companies Longmont’s City Council is to consider taking a formal stand Tuesday night against a … Continue reading

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Colorado Supreme Court rules state law trumps local bans on fracking

State’s high court calls Longmont, Fort Collins measures on fracking “invalid and unenforceable” By Bruce Finley – The Denver Post – May 2, 2016 The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday blocked a push by Front Range cities to limit oil and gas … Continue reading

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Hickenlooper names task force to defuse drilling land-use conflicts

By Mark Jaffe  – The Denver Post – September, 8, 2014 Gov. John Hickenlooper Monday named the 19 members of a task force charged with defusing the sometimes bitter land-use clashes between oil and gas drilling and communities. The task force is … Continue reading

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Colorado Supreme Court rejects challenges to Polis-backed oil & gas measures

Cathy Proctor and Ed Sealover – Denver Business Journal – June, 30, 2014 The Colorado Supreme Court Monday blocked challenges to six ballot proposals backed by U.S. Rep. Jared Polis concerning local regulation of oil and gas operations. The ruling means the campaign backing the measures … Continue reading

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Signature drive for local control oil and gas initiatives start in Colorado

By Mark Jaffe – The Denver Post – 6/18/2014 The drive for signatures to put two initiatives bolstering local control of oil and gas drilling on the November ballot began Wednesday even as negotiations to find a legislative compromise continue. About … Continue reading

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Colorado initiatives for local control of drilling OK’d for signatures

By Steve Raabe – The Denver Post – June. 16. 2014 Two more ballot initiatives that could limit oil and gas drilling have been approved for gathering of petition signatures by the Colorado Supreme Court. Initiative 88 would require new oil and … Continue reading

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Sinclair can’t condemn property for petroleum pipeline, Colorado Supreme Court rules

Denver Business Journal – Date: Monday, May 21, 2012 The Colorado Supreme Court    on Monday ruled that Sinclair Transportation Co. doesn’t have the legal authority to condemn private property for construction of a petroleum pipeline. But the seven-member court … Continue reading

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