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Charles Feldmann Selected for Prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award

Announcing the Lifetime Achievement selection of Charles Feldmann among America’s Top 100 Attorneys®. Lifetime Achievement selection to America’s Top 100 Attorneys® is by ...
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The People of Colorado Back Oil and Gas Development

Recently, one survey found voters throughout Colorado are for the development of oil and gas. In fact, 68% of Coloradoans state they would be more inclined to vote for a person who supports the ...
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Weld County Wells Booming Despite National Oil Slowdown

Despite a general slowdown across the Denver-Julesburg Basin, Weld County is on pace to exceed 100 million barrels of oil for 2015. According to the Greely Tribune, more than 89 percent of ...
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Huge Oil and Gas Safety Study Will Soon Be Conducted in Colorado

Scientists from the Denver Office of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health will begin a new study of the oil and gas industry in three states beginning next year. The team will be ...
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Oil Drops Sharply in October 2014

The price of oil dropped sharply in October, causing some trepidation among America's mineral and royalty owners. Since June of this year, oil prices have been sliding, but realized the largest ...
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USGS Determines that Gas Wastewater Likely Triggered 2011 Quake in Colorado

Underground disposal of wastewater from gas production likely triggered a moderate earthquake in Colorado in 2011, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Wednesday in a study that may fuel debate over the ...
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Gas Prices in Colorado are Falling Faster than Normal

Gasoline prices in the Pikes Peak region are falling faster than normal this fall, and the drop is expected to continue. Since last month, the average price of a gallon of gas in Colorado Springs has ...
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COGA Agrees to Drop Lawsuit Against Longmont Frack Ban

The Colorado Oil and Gas Association is dropping its lawsuit against Longmont over regulations the city council approved in 2012. The Longmont Times-Call reports COGA and the Colorado Oil and Gas ...
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Mexico Energy Market Expected to Spur Opportunities for Colorado Oil and Gas

The newly reformed Mexican energy market is expected to attract more than $1 trillion worth of investment, and Colorado energy companies could have a role to play, according to organizers of an ...
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Hickenlooper Oil and Gas Task Force Identifies Priorities

The gubernatorial task force charged with reducing land-use and local-control conflicts over oil and gas drilling in Colorado identified health, technology and legal issues it wants to examine. At ...
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Pro-Oil Group Calls Fracking Opponents Stupid

A conservative group is trying a new tactic in Colorado's war over fracking: Call the other side idiots. That's what a 60-second TV spot launching on cable networks in the state does, in so ...
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Fracking Wells Possible Culprit of Texas Earthquakes

Energy companies deny a direct link between the earthquakes and the wells, citing a lack of evidence. The vast majority of the 35,000 disposal wells throughout Texas have reported no seismic activity, ...
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Oil and Gas Companies Erecting New Types Of Walls Around Drilling And Frack Sites

Made of earthen-color fabric on steel frames up to 32 feet high and 800 feet long, the walls shield industrial machinery from a high school and wetlands greenbelt in Greeley, prairie homes in Windsor, ...
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Industry and Locals Battle over Fracking

The battle for the future of oil and gas drilling in the United States is playing out in Colorado as both the industry and environmental groups step up efforts to beat back the other side. Both sides ...
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Colorado approves historic air quality rules for oil and gas industry

Colorado will be the first state in the country to regulate emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, as part of new air quality rules for the state's booming oil and gas industry that were ...
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COGCC reports that tighter controls needed for oil and gas wells needed near waterways

The oil and gas industry should move operations as far from Colorado waterways as possible and do a better job of flood-proofing wells and tanks, according to a state report released Monday. The ...
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Colorado's Air Pollution Hearings Continue

Colorado health officials have extended air pollution talks through the weekend on a sweeping plan to reduce air pollution from oil and gas drilling. The Colorado Air Quality Control Commission ...
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Colorado's Oil and Gas Industry Could See Big Changes Coming

Colorado's tensions over oil and gas production have threatened to boil over this year. The state's influential and fast-growing industry faces the prospect of big crackdowns from the state ...
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New Proposed Amendment to Colorado's Constitution Could Give Colorado Communities Power to Ban Fracking

A proposed amendment to Colorado's constitution that would give municipalities the power to ban or restrict fracking and other industrial activities would be the first of its kind nationwide if it ...
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Judge Orders a Stay in Fracking Ban Vote

A Broomfield district court judge will hear arguments over whether the city properly conducted its election on banning the use of hydraulic fracking. The city's November election on the matter was ...
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Colorado's Denver-Julesburg Basin Draws Even More Oil and Gas Investment

The oil and gas industry continues its investment in the Denver-Julesburg Basin north of Denver is continuing in 2014, with two companies announcing that they'll each spend several hundred million ...
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Polis to Colorado Oil and Gas Association: "Stop Suing the Communities I Represent"

Colorado Congressman Jared Polis took quick action Wednesday (12/4) in wake of news that the Colorado Oil and Gas Association, the industry's powerful state lobbying group, was suing Fort Collins ...
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Coloradans Support Oil and Gas Fracking

The majority of Colorado voters support fracking for natural gas and oil, according to a poll released by Quinnipiac University this week. Overall, the survey showed that 51 percent of respondents ...
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Mandatory Recount of Fracking Ban Vote Taking Place in Broomfield

The final but unofficial vote on a proposed five-year fracking ban in the Denver suburb of Broomfield shows the measure passed by 17 votes, close enough to trigger an automatic recount. The Broomfield ...
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Colorado Becomes Energy Battleground

As I reported last week, Boulder, Lafayette and Fort Collins passed measures with solid margins to suspend or ban the technique formally known as hydraulic fracturing. But a fourth community, ...
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