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Bill to study health impacts of oil and gas dies in Colorado Legislature

Ed Sealover and Cathy Proctor - Denver Business Journal – April 29, 2014 A proposed law to launch a wide-ranging study of the health and quality-of-life impacts of oil and gas production along Colorado’s Front Range is dead.  The Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Colorado House approves study of oil and gas impacts

Cathy Proctor - Reporter-Denver Business Journal A wide-ranging study of analyze the health and quality-of-life impacts of oil and gas production along Colorado’s Front Range has passed the state House of Representatives. It now goes to the Senate for consideration. House Bill … Continue reading

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Colorado flooding: Evacuations, broken oil pipeline in Weld County

  By Bruce Finley - The Denver Post - September 14, 2013 GREELEY — As Front Range floodwaters continued to drain into the swelling South Platte River Saturday, authorities scrambled to evacuate stranded residents from homes and deal with a broken oil … Continue reading

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Boulder Rep. Jared Polis amends complaint to state over Weld County drilling

By Charlie Brennan Camera Staff Writer, August 13, 2013 Congressman wants to plug anticipated ‘fracking’ near weekend getaway U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, D-Boulder, has amended the complaint he filed last month to state oil and gas officials over a drilling operation … Continue reading

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Jared Polis sues to stop fracking next to his Weld County property

Boulder congressman seeks restraining order against energy firm By Charlie Brennan Camera Staff Writer – July 25, 2013 For U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, the battle over fracking just turned personal. Polis, a Boulder Democrat who represents Colorado’s 2nd Congressional District, was … Continue reading

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Oil spills not always the gushers you see on TV

Sharon Dunn – The Greeley Tribune With a county as large as Weld, filled now with more than 20,000 wells all being operated by humans, there’s bound to be mishaps, screw ups and just plain mistakes — some that could … Continue reading

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Weld County opposes increased drilling setbacks

The Associated Press – January 3, 2012 GREELEY, Colo.—Weld County commissioners oppose proposed new state rules that would require drilling rigs to be kept farther away from buildings. The commissioners on Wednesday unanimously backed a resolution opposing the proposal, which … Continue reading

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Colo. field is touted as main driver for U.S. oil production boom

CBS News – December 27, 2012 (CBS News) GREELEY, Colo. – Despite rising gas prices, oil production is surging in this country. That has some predicting the U.S. could eventually overtake Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest petroleum producer by … Continue reading

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