Oil and Gas
- While oil and natural gas prices are great for the wallet, they're leading to layoffs. NPR visits Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale region, which is still seeing a growth in high-paying natural gas jobs.Read More
- She said her departure has long been planned, but was delayed by the controversy between communities and industry over fracking.Read more
- Colorado’s largest oil driller plans to cut capital spending around Weld County by up to 25 percent this year.Read more
The students feel like their prospective careers, and big salaries, may be drying up.
The Tres Rios Resource Management Plan also affects ranching and recreation.
The governor says he won't support efforts to ban fracking in the state.
The group will send its recommendations to the governor and lawmakers later this week. Over five months, it has wrestled with how much control local communities should have in drilling decisions.
The vast majority of industry spending went into opposing a slate of initiatives that would have put new restrictions on drilling.