- The federal regulations were similar to statewide rules already in place in Colorado.Read more
A U.S. judge in Wyoming said the Bureau of Land Management can't regulate hydraulic fracturing — because more than a decade ago, Congress specifically excluded fracking from federal oversight.
The Supreme Court called the cities' limits "invalid and unenforceable" because state law trumps the local ordinances.
- The bill became another platform for debate Monday over how to regulate fracking in Front Range urban and suburban areas.Read more
- Supporters have until Aug. 8 to gather more than 98,000 signatures for their proposal that would let local governments regulate or ban fracking.Read more
- The decision came after a marathon public meeting that lasted more than 8 hours.Read more