Energy regulators in Colorado are examining whether to increase the distance between oil and gas drilling sites and buildings such as schools and homes. They’re also considering a water-testing requirement that would need to be done before and after drilling takes place. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.
Meanwhile, Colorado Springs City Council voted 7-2 yesterday to postpone a decision on oil and gas regulations. Councilors Merv Bennett and Angela Dougan cast the two dissenting votes.