The 14-page draft of new regulations says flow lines that are permanently taken out of service must be disconnected, drained and sealed at both ends, and any above-ground portion must be removed.
The proposal at issue would limit new residential building to 1 percent of existing units a year, or about 670 houses, townhomes or condos.
Four years after Colorado's costliest flood, a section of Left Hand Creek in Boulder County is still being re-engineered.
For about three years, oil and gas drillers have suffered through low oil prices. In fact, they haven’t been this low for this long in more than a decade.
Even though the amusement park's lease isn't up until 2039, owner Alan Bader says landowner Martin Marietta is trying to push him out of business.
Local governments are exploring what new levels of control they can exert without running afoul of state law.
Broomfield residents will vote next Tuesday in a special citizen recall election.
Colorado's top regulator says as long as the rules are followed, “there’s very little risk, very little potential harm of having empty, abandoned, plugged, capped lines in the subsurface.”
Cities along the Front Range are growing rapidly and the state’s 54,332 oil and gas wells aren't going anywhere.
Anadarko believes the wells are safe but is shutting them down because of the "special circumstances and sensitivity surrounding this equipment."