The state's oil and gas regulators are involved in the investigation because there was an active vertical well less than 200 feet from the home.
Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
Thursday's Court of Appeals ruling in Xiuhtezcatl Martinez v. Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation could have major implications.
In 2012, 7.65 percent of proposed facilities had eight or more wells. In 2016, the share jumped to 43 percent.
A look back through the decades at energy development and how state and local oversight has evolved through a long series of court cases and rule changes.
The new rules are the result of legislation passed earlier this year toughening reporting standards.
A new website aims to give people more information about oil and gas wells in their neighborhoods.