Impacted Coloradans Find New Oil and Gas Rule Lacking

Community organizations representing impacted Coloradans are frustrated by the final draft of the COGCC rule. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will hear closing arguments on the draft regulations to implement Recommendations 17 and 20 from the 2014-2015 Colorado … Read More

New statewide organization will help Colorado residents participate in oil and gas drilling decisions

LOGIC will ensure a voice for Coloradans dealing with increased neighborhood drilling Community organizations across Colorado today announced the formation of LOGIC (The League of Oil and Gas Impacted Coloradans), to help Coloradans who increasingly face challenges arising from oil … Read More

Drilling questions still not answered – WESTMINSTER WINDOW

Community members in Adams County have been voicing questions and concerns over a proposed oil and gas drill site in the Wadley Farms neighborhood, but the wait for answers will have to continue. According to Jim Siedlecki, director of communications … Read More

Column: Deck stacked against Battlement, other oil and gas neighbors – POST INDEPENDENT

Gov. Hickenlooper, who’s standing up for Bill and Eleanor Nelson? I ask you specifically for two reasons: 1. I believe you care for the well-being of all Coloradans. 2. The Oil and Gas Task Force you formed last year to … Read More

Garfield panel approves Battlement Mesa drilling plan – GJ SENTINEL

The Garfield County Planning Commission has approved Ursa Resources’ proposal to drill 53 natural gas wells in the residential development of Battlement Mesa near Parachute. Voting early Thursday morning after a meeting that carried past midnight Wednesday, the commissioners approved … Read More

Great Western moves contested Windsor drilling project – COLORADOAN

After a nearly nine-month delay, Great Western Oil and Gas Co. announced Wednesday that its drilling project in Windsor is back on track, albeit at a new site. The Denver-based company plans to move its project about one mile east … Read More

Adams County neighbors: Too many wells, too close to homes

ADAMS COUNTY — A rural quiet breathes over the dirt roads and horse corrals of Wadley Farms in Adams County, a community of 120 homes cocooned in splendid solace amid the thrum of suburban life in nearby Thornton. But that … Read More

Drilling at edge of Windsor tests Colorado’s pledge to reduce conflict – DENVER POST

WINDSOR —Suburban homes and oil wells are sprouting at a fast pace in this town on the northern Colorado plains. Buff- and tan-colored houses — to blend with hills — cover the land in developments with names like Pelican Lakes … Read More

Frontier Academy parents fight Greeley drill site – WASHINGTON POST

REELEY, Colo. (AP) – A group of Frontier Academy parents who fought in the spring to stop a proposed drilling site near the school’s elementary location are back at it after a new application for a drilling permit on the … Read More

Parents win a round on a fracking battleground in Greeley – KDVR

GREELEY, Colo. — Parents celebrated a victory in Greeley after forcing an oil and gas company to abandon plans to drill within 900 feet of their kids’ elementary school. But parents worry their victory may be short-lived. Mineral Resources, Inc. … Read More