A report from the Colorado School of Public Health says there were at least 116 incidents between 2006 and 2015.
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You would be forgiven for thinking that Colorado and surfing don't really go together. Except they do on the South Platte River.
Cities along the Front Range are growing rapidly and the state’s 54,332 oil and gas wells aren't going anywhere.
“We believe any review of Canyons should conclude that no changes to the designation are necessary,” said Republicans Sen. Cory Gardner and Rep. Scott Tipton in a letter.
Anadarko believes the wells are safe but is shutting them down because of the "special circumstances and sensitivity surrounding this equipment."
If a flowline isn’t regularly tested and properly abandoned, it can cause problems.
Spokesman Brian Cain said Extraction Oil & Gas always planned to build a pipeline. Neighbors dispute that account.
Construction could start in early 2019, after the district refines the plans, hires a project manager and awards contracts.
The deadly Firestone explosion was a “freak accident,” John Hickenlooper says. He believes that calls for spot checks, and better local-state cooperation are appropriate government responses.
An April 17 home explosion in Firestone has renewed attention to the friction between expanding urban areas and oil and gas development.
The deadly accident in April is leading to a discussion about whether houses should be built farther away from existing oil and gas wells.
“We are very saddened by the events in Colorado," Anadarko president and CEO Al Walker told shareholders. “We are going to work very hard to understand it better.”
Childs has won awards for his writing about the desert southwest. For his forthcoming book, he started by tracking mammoth hunters in Alaska.
Farmers are getting paid not to plant for part or all of this season. Water managers hope the pilot program will help them prepare for drought in the future.