The decline in Colorado’s oil economy growth is directly tied to the low price of oil. Economic experts aren't sure where prices are headed.
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A Carnegie-led team of scientists studied how the trees were affected by drought, and developed a model to predict how future climate patterns would affect the aspen.
High demand from Fort Collins residents means that a new community solar array in the city will nearly double in size.
- The regulations, which go into effect in 90 days, establish safety measures for wells and for drilling companies to publicly disclose chemicals used in the process.Read More
A U.S. Forest Service researcher interviewed government officials in Colorado Springs, Boulder and Larimer counties to compare and contrast rebuilding efforts after wildfires.
The governor says he won't support efforts to ban fracking in the state.
A new coalition, Coloradans Against Fracking, says it will seek to place the issue on the November 2016 ballot.
In his book 'Welcome To Subirdia," ornithologist John Marzluff finds a surprising diversity of birds and other wildlife in the 'burbs.
The vast majority of industry spending went into opposing a slate of initiatives that would have put new restrictions on drilling.
Oil prices in Colorado are at a level not seen in five and a half years. That's both good and bad in this oil-producing state.
Our series, Fracking and Water: The Ripple Effect, investigates how much water is used, recycled, transported and disposed of in Colorado.
“The Ripple Effect” examines whether the oil and gas boom is driving up the price of water. Some residents worry that the industry’s deep pockets will price farmers out of business. But, the truth is far more complicated.
The quantity and quality of water that comes to the surface depends on the geology of the area and the depth of of the well.
A new CU-Boulder program teaches residents who live near oil and gas development how to monitor their water.
CPR's series Fracking and Water: The Ripple Effect continues this week with a look at whether natural gas is leaking into water wells.