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Governor says fracking votes reflect ‘genuine anxiety’

Governor says fracking votes reflect ‘genuine anxiety’

2 / November 21, 2013 7:00 AM

Gov. John Hickenlooper has acknowledged that recent municipal votes imposing hydraulic fracturing bans in four Colorado cities demonstrate the health concerns of Colorado residents living in the midst of a record oil and gas drilling boom along the Front Range

Lawmaker eyes greater setbacks for oil and gas drilling

Lawmaker eyes greater setbacks for oil and gas drilling

1 / September 30, 2013 8:00 AM

Colorado state Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush says she plans to take up the issue of water contamination and greater setbacks for oil and gas wells from waterways. Also, Colorado Rep. Jared Polis is seeking a congressional hearing on the potential health impacts from oil and gas spills related to Colorado’s devastating floods.

Oil and gas industry, regulators scramble in post-flood Colorado

Oil and gas industry, regulators scramble in post-flood Colorado

1 / September 17, 2013 9:17 AM

Weld County in northeastern Colorado, one of the most drilled in the nation, was also among the hardest hit by this week’s historic floodwaters. State regulators and oil and gas industry workers are now scrambling to assess the damage and mitigate the health and environmental impacts

Bill Walton is back in the game

Bill Walton is back in the game

0 / September 1, 2013 7:00 AM

One of the most dominant big men in college and professional basketball for nearly two decades, Bill Walton finally came up against an opponent in 2007 that very nearly took him out of the game of life. Walton says his spine collapsed, leaving him in debilitating pain and facing the biggest challenge of his career

Drilling, fracking boom causes health concerns

Drilling, fracking boom causes health concerns

3 / July 21, 2013 8:00 AM

A former president of the Colorado Medical Society calls the current hydraulic fracturing boom in the state’s oil and gas industry an “experiment in motion” for the public at large – one that could lead to higher rates of cancer [&hellip

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