User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Regional
Category: Fossil Fuels :: Oil and Gas
Last updated: Oct 17 2017 11:38 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Boulder County files two protests with state commission over new drilling prospects 17.10.2017 Denver Post: Business
Boulder County commissioners have filed two formal protests with the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission aimed at plans submitted last month by 8 North LLC, a subsidiary of Extraction Oil and Gas LLC.
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Colorado regulators propose new oil and gas pipeline rules, but critics call for more 17.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado regulators on Monday proposed new rules for oil and gas pipelines, but the move did little to assuage critics who say an April fatal home explosion shows the need for more expansive changes.
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Colorado proposes new rules for oil and gas lines after Firestone blast 17.10.2017 Denver Post: Business
Colorado energy regulators on Monday proposed tighter rules for shutting down oil and gas pipelines after a fatal explosion blamed on natural gas leaking from a line that was thought to be out of service but was still connected to a well.
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Broomfield voters should support 301 and make oil and gas development safer 13.10.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
Question 301 on the ballot in November will help Broomfield protect the health and safety of residents as oil and gas development occurs closer to our community.
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The battle over Alaska refuge oil reignites under Trump 11.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Will Congress break its stalemate on drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge?
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Xcel Energy wants to increase natural gas rates. PUC will let public comment on the plan 11.10.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
The Colorado Public Utilities Commission will be holding three public hearings in Denver, Pueblo and Grand Junction to hear public comment on Xcel Energy's proposal to raise natural gas rates by $139 million over the next three years.
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One race may tip Washington’s state Senate from red to blue 10.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Campaign donations are flowing at record pace for a state Senate seat in the high-tech suburbs of Seattle.
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Xcel Energy files to increase customer bills by 2 percent to fund its on-going development 4.10.2017 Denver Post: Business
Xcel Energy filed a proposal with the Colorado Public Utilities Commission Tuesday to increase Colorado customer bills by 2 percent annually through 2021 to support the utility's ongoing developments. 
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Hurricane stresses Puerto Rico’s already weak health system 1.10.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Martin Lopez was shot in the hand last Saturday by two thieves who made off with his precious cans of gas in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. He was rushed to Centro Medico, a trauma center in the Puerto Rican capital where in ordinary times he would be quickly treated by surgeons and sent on his way.
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Lafayette warned against oil, gas drilling moratorium 1.10.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado's association of oil and gas developers is warning that a moratorium on drilling in a community outside Denver could lead to expensive lawsuits funded by taxpayers.
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About 430 oil and gas pipelines near buildings in Colorado failed integrity testing but most pipelines passed 29.9.2017 Denver Post: Business
Most oil or gas pipelines located near occupied buildings in Colorado passed integrity testing ordered by Colorado regulators in the wake of a fatal home explosion in Firestone, but about 430 of the pipelines failed.
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Trump waives cargo restrictions to speed help to Puerto Rico 28.9.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The Trump administration will waive federal restrictions on foreign ships' transportation of cargo to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.
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Western governors take the lead on climate change 26.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
New alliance highlights states’ progress despite President Donald Trump’s rollbacks.
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Coal. Guns. Freedom? 21.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
How the Trump administration has seized mythologies around coal.
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Evidence of spills at Houston Superfund sites following Harvey floods 19.9.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston's dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane Harvey finally stopped. Aerial photos reviewed by The Associated Press show dark-colored water surrounding the site as the floods receded, flowing through Vince Bayou and into the city's ship channel.
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Religious communities are taking on climate change 18.9.2017 Current Issue
Churches that have long played a role in social justice are stepping up.
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McCain resumes his quest for climate change action 14.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The senator bucks his party on climate change, after years of silence.
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Trump administration erodes environmental protections 11.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The courts have slowed some rollbacks but many have moved ahead.
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This January through August was the third warmest for the U.S. on record — and Colorado was not excepted from the heat 8.9.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The past six months -- from January through August -- was the third warmest such period across the contiguous  U.S. on record, and Colorado was not excepted from that heat.
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Historic Frederick recall election fails to unseat anyone 7.9.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
Frederick's mayor and four of its town board's trustees survived efforts to recall them from office, according to unofficial election results announced by town officials.
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