Governor John Hickenlooper is floating a draft bill that would give local governments greater authority over oil and gas development.
In his regular conversation with CPR, Governor John Hickenlooper delves into some of the big issues sitting on his desk right now.
The governor says he's working seven days a week head off a divisive election battle over the future of oil and gas development in Colorado.
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.
Opponents of oil and gas development in the White River National Forest are getting another shot at trying to block drilling there.
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.
Gov. Hickenlooper says he could call a special session if lawmakers succeed in crafting bill.
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.
A new CU-Boulder program teaches residents who live near oil and gas development how to monitor their water.