If an army of tie-died hippies in sandals want to douse themselves in patchouli oil, join hands in a ring around a pumpjack in the middle of some snake-infested prairie-dog village and sing Kumbaya until they’re hoarse, knock yourselves out. If they’re trespassing, write them a ticket. If they’re not, let them be
The science has been clear and insistent about the earthquakes for years now, but state officials have either scoffed at the claims or ignored them
Rather than play needless defense, state lawmakers next term should find common-sense compromise solutions now, ending this controversy once and for all
During the study, there were more than 20,000 new oral steroid prescriptions ordered, almost 5,000 asthma hospitalizations and almost 2,000 ER asthma visits.
Kevin Hougen, president of the Aurora Chamber, said local business leaders aren’t very confident that oil and gas will be a growing part of Aurora’s economy in the future
The Piceance Basin, which spans much of western and northwestern Colorado, already has multiple well sites, pipelines and processing plants in place from a previous round of drilling in a shallower formation, Ludlam said.
Despite bravado from oil companies. this could be the end of a struggling billion-dollar industry across the state and even here in Aurora
Activists hope to get at least five measures on the November ballot to restrict the industry or allow local governments to do so.
The bill killed this week would have allowed counties, towns and cities to impose local zoning codes on oil operations in their jurisdictions in allowing them to regulate things like set-back from homes, structure height, masking, noise and odor. It’s not too much to ask